Flashcards in 3.1. Feminism & Digital media Deck (25)
who uses social media more men or women?
what percentage of instagram and pinterest users are female?
what percentage of Wikipedia entries are from women?
how many women are on the list of the top 100 most influential twitter users?
how many IT Managers?
and software professionals are women?
under one 5th of IT managers
21% of computer analysts
14% software professionals
what did Haraway say women must not be excluded from?
using and developing technology - they should be involved
Haraway also stressed non essentialism, what is this?
women do NOT share any essential characteristics or experiences
Haraway also said gender is entirely what?
what does it mean that gender is socially constructed?
made by society
Haraway also created what theory?
what is Haraway's cyborg theory?
technology allows the opportunity to create your online identity free from traditional ideas about gender - you don't have to specify online
what have globalisation and digital media increased opportunity for?
exploitation of women and children
how can women and children be exploited through the media?
what happened with Gamergate and Zoe Quinn?
claims made by an ex and her relationship with producers who reported well on her game
received rape and death threats
why has media made it easier for networks such as human trafficking to occur?
can be covertly organised in an unregulated digital world
in 2012-13 how may reports were there relating to child exploitation?
in 2012-13 how many people suspected of online exploitation were arrested?
how are women being exploited?
commodification (buying and selling)
objectification - no feelings, rights
sexualised violent imagery
viewing violence against women
what does the fourth wave of feminism believe women were?
a muted group - in some areas women weren't allowed to be educated and express their views
what has media given women? (fourth wave of feminism)
a voice and power to form a strong online presence and movement
what have girl guides introduced?
campaigning and activism badge
what did Ikamara Larasi campaign about?
addressing racial and sexist stereotypes in music videos
what did Jinan Younis do?
cofounded feminist society and experienced online abuse from boys, wrote about her experiences and now encourages feminist societies in schools
the media provides new ways for women to do what?
gather force in overcoming oppression