‘The Peeping Press: Understanding the Male Media Gaze’ | J. Valenti- The Nation

‘The Peeping Press: Understanding the Male Media Gaze’ | J. Valenti- The Nation

Recently it occured to me that the expectation that women enjoy male attention in all forms may be behind the many unfortunate media profiles of influential women. Whether a rocket scientist’s beef stroganoff or a White House counsel’s high heels—when it comes to covering successful women, the media prefers palatable over powerful. Articles like these are not always written by men, but they always seem to be written for them.

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