This book provides food for thought in the form of a story and conversation, designed to inspire the reader, as we delve into this fascinating new medium.
Of all the female-centric shows to hit the major networks this season, it was those relying most heavily on sex that were canceled first—neither theThe Playboy Club norCharlie’s Angels made it past three episodes. Shows with three-dimensional female characters however, like New Girl , Pan Amand Up All Night, whose appeal doesn’t hinge on sexiness nor capturing the forever-twelve-year-old-boy audience—are attracting more viewers each week.
This should be a media milestone for feminism—and it may be—but it’s still the beginning, and after watching Miss Representationyou’ll understand why. “We’re 51% of the population and we’re giving birth to 100% of the population. Yet, we’re underrepresented across the board,” says the film’s writer-director-producer Jennifer Siebel Newsom.