Gender Bias in Media Communication Regarding Female Politicians
Some recent news articles will be discussed and analyzed for textual and linguistic differences. These articles will then be compared based on diction and structure—and the differences between the characterizations of male and female politicians will be discussed in the context of the current-day academic literature on the subject. Most pieces \ seems to suggest that female politicians face numerous struggles, particularly on the campaign trail.
The article probably goes to option 2.
Staff Writer. 2016. Triggs’ integrity questioned by Coalition MPs. [online] Available at: http://www.news.com.au/national/coalition-grills-human-rights-chief-julian-triggs-over-misleading-senate-committee-evidence/news-story/fa3d0d00d588c3572b8b0738629bb835 [Accessed 22 Oct. 2016].
Le Messurier, D. 2016. PM contradicts Abbott over the gun law. [online] Available at: http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/tv/current-affairs/leigh-sales-grills-tony-abbott-his-tweet-about-gun-laws/news-story/bbcd902299b7ed29cfd86f3aa25063ba [Accessed 22 Oct. 2016].
Dunlevy, S. 2016. Govt pushes on with Medicare payment overhaul. [online] Available at: http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/health/turnbull-government-presses-on-with-medicare-payment-