20 Oct '11, 4pm

'Miss Representation': Documentary about women in the media debuts on OWN - Mother Nature Network

'Miss Representation': Documentary about women in the media debuts on OWN - Mother Nature Network

"The media is out of control. It's this great pedagogical force of communication and no one's regulating it, especially when it comes to the messages our kids are receiving — messages that women's value lies in their sexuality or their beauty, not their intelligence or ability to lead," says filmmaker Jennifer Siebel Newsom , citing studies that indicate "the more TV that young boys watch, the more sexist they are in their attitudes and behavior towards women. And the more TV girls watch, the lower their self-esteem, and the more insecure they are, the less hopeful they are. Unless we start to re-train our culture, we're going to have a really unhealthy environment in which our next generation of kids is going to grow up," predicts Siebel, who experienced victimization and diminished self-esteem firsthand as a result of traumatic childhood events, the death of her sister a...

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/stories/miss-re...

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