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Category: Inspiration


What scripts can tell us about gender in the news

19th May

Here is a great little read if you can put up with a little bit of Nerd lingo. (Hint: Python is a scripting language not some rejected pet that you need to worry about climbing up your toilet drains *shiver*)

It takes a look at the popular phrases present over the course of a week in the New York Times in specific relation to gender. It may come as a surprise to some of the men out there who think everything is equal these days, but there’s still a fair amount of gender stereotyping in our major media platforms.

Have a read through the Verge, as they provide a nice little summary: read the source if you really feel like nerding out about research methodologies.

 

What can Python and the New York Times tell us about gender?

By Adi Robertson on May 10, 2013 03:34 pm @thedextriarchy