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BA (Hons) Media and Communication

Iuliana Emma Cristina Ion

Gendered Media Opportunities: Young Female Professionals in British and Romanian Media Industries

Is the glass ceiling a thing of the past, or is gender still creating barriers for women entering the media industries? This research set out to answer this question, through a comparative study of British and Romanian industry professionals at different stages in their careers, and found that women continue to be impeded by stereotyping, sexualisation and economic disadvantage.