women in the media

Sexy Sidekicks: The Misrepresentation of Women in the Media

The influence media can have on one’s life can be truly remarkable. More specifically, television shows can often change one’s outlook on life or future aspirations. After all, watching one episode of Suits can certainly promote the field of law as an interesting future career. Although, unlike Suits, which includes a leading female actress as one of the main characters, most television shows portray women in a troubling manner. The portrayal of female characters as sexual objectified inferiors is quite common in today’s television scene.