Sexism in media representation
Since I have started this class and thanks to Bell Hooks, I have been watching everything that is on TV with criticism and a much more open view. This morning I was watching the weather channel and there was right on national TV the most obvious sign of sexism: Joe Cantori was interviewing a family that survived a deadly tonado in North Carolina last night and blatantly asked questions to the "head of the household", the husband. Not even once did he address the question to the wife! I was outraged because here he was asking how scared they were and how did their kids feel but not once, did he ask the wife how she felt during this terrifying time. Just wanted to share that there is the simplest forms of sexism that happen every day even here, in US.