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Women and the media

Laura Margaret Parkinson

Women and the media

the broken promise of equality

by Laura Margaret Parkinson

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Published by MediaWatch in [Vancouver] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in mass media -- Canada.,
  • Sexism in mass media -- Canada.,
  • Women in the broadcasting industry -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAdjusting the image.
    Statementcommissioned by MediaWatch ; written by Laura Parkinson.
    ContributionsMediaWatch.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE8689.9.C3 P37 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination55 leaves
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19794385M

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