OXFORD MEDIA SOCIETY
You’ve made it!! Goodbye Hilary, hellooooo Easter vac, springtime, Trinity and let’s hope a better summer! Why not celebrate with the Media Society’s last Committee Recommends of term – enjoy!
“In the 2000s, it was open season on young women.”
The need for the retrospection provoked by the new Britney Spears documentary is outlined in this Guardian long read, revisiting a shockingly toxic and misogynistic celebrity culture
“A comedy about a 42-year-old man sleeping with a 17-year-old girl is not a love story.”
Another article that reconsiders media presentations of women is this fascinating NYT piece that takes a post-#MeToo look at Woody Allen’s ‘Manhattan’
IN THE NEWS
Comedian Lorna Prichard tried online dating in lockdown – and found The One – some positive reading at last!
In the interview everyone’s talking about, here’s an excerpt of Meghan telling Oprah Winfrey that she did not get help when she asked for it.
A quick read with links to more resources about how the impact of the pandemic has fallen unequally on women, leading to calls for strategy to restore balance.
Tyler Perry provided the couple with a mansion and security when they moved from Canada in 2020.
That’s all for this week. Interested in writing for us? Contact us to chat about submissions.