Women’s Images In The Media

KPBS -- Jennifer Freeman is Program Officer for the Women PeaceMakers Program at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice. Their annual Women PeaceMakers Forum for this year runs October 5-7 and is called "Women, Media, Revolution." Freeman is concerned primarily with gender images in the news media and documentaries. She is concerned not only with how women are often portrayed as victims and bystanders in conflicts but also with their absence from some media coverage. (Full Story