News and Sexuality: Media Portraits of Diversity is a practical teaching tool that addresses complex and often controversial issues in an engaging and accessible manner for journalism students. Edited by Laura Castañeda and Shannon B. Campbell, this volume contains original material written for this text that equips students with the general knowledge of sexual diversity needed by today’s journalists. This comprehensive text includes the history of media coverage of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and intersex issues and covers important contemporary topics in the news that range from cross-dressing to AIDS to same-sex marriage.
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Laura Castaneda has been a staff writer, editor and columnist for The San Francisco Chronicle, The Dallas Morning News, and The Associated Press in San Francisco, New York and Mexico. Her freelance work has appeared in The New York Times, BusinessWeek Online, Hispanic Business, Latina, Online Journalism Review, Columbia Journalism Review and American Journalism Review magazines, among others.
Castaneda is the co-editor of "News and Sexuality: Media Portraits of Diversity," which was published by Sage Publications in October 2005. She is the co-author of "The Latino Guide to Personal Money Management," which was published by Bloomberg Press in May 1999, and was released in Spanish by Seven Stories Press in 2001. She earned undergraduate degrees in journalism and international affairs from USC, and a master's degree from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, and a doctorate from the USC Rossier School of Education. She also was awarded a Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in business and economics reporting from Columbia's School of Journalism. In 2002, Castaneda was awarded the Association for Journalism and Mass Communication's 2002 Baskett Mosse Award for Faculty Development. She currently serves as Associate Director of the Annenberg School of Journalism.
Chapter 1: A Tremendous Sensation: Cross-Dressing in the Nineteenth Century San Francisco Press - Clare Sears
Chapter 2: Life as a Drag Ball: Gay Men and Lesbians in the Media: 1920-1942 - Kevin Menken
Chapter 3: From Invisibility to Subversion: Lesbian and Gay Representation in the News Media During the 1950's - Marc J. W. de Jong
Chapter 4: The Oliver Sipple Story: A Case Study in Homophobia - Rodger Streitmatter
Chapter 5: Publications of a Dangerous Tendency - John Watson
Chapter 6: Framing the AIDS Epidemic: From "Homo" genous Deviance to Widespread Panic - Jamel Bell
Chapter 7: Transgender Images in the Media - Willow Arune
Chapter 8: The "Moral" Right vs. the "Queer" Left: Claims-Making by Religious Conservative and Gay Activists at the 1992 Republican Convention and Beyond - Thomas M. Conroy
Chapter 9: Small Murders: Rethinking News Coverage of Hate Crimes Against GLBT People - Kim Pearson
Chapter 10: Media Coverage of the U.S. Ban on Gays in the Military - Rhonda Gibson
Chapter 11: Same-Sex Marriage in Cultural and Historical Context: A Guide for Beginning Journalists - Sine Anahita
Chapter 12: Proving the Case: Psychology, Subjectivity, and Representations of Gay and Lesbian Parents in the Media - Damien W. Riggs
Chapter 13: From Zero to 24/7: Images of Sexual Minorities on Television - Rhonda Gibson
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