Like all other factors of social life in the region, twenty-eight years after the fall of the Iron Curtain the media landscape in Central Europe remains strongly influenced by its communist past. Media content has become Westernised in the sense that it is more consumption-oriented, which entails objectifying and sexualising bodies – female in particular – in order to sell products.
However, the inside of the media industry tells a different gender story. Although comprehensive studies focusing on gender in Central European media are scarce, some general reports – such as that by the International Women’s Media Foundation (2011) and the …read more
Source: Visegrad Insight