Women’s Rights In Visual Media Through the Years


Media has been an influential rhetorical apparatus for as long as it has been around. The advent of television as viewable media helped bring some matters to light that might not have been heard otherwise. Interactive websites like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram have made getting involved in social issues like the #TimesUp movement easier than ever before.

It has become customary for people all over the world to share their political opinions via social media, even people of heavy influence in the entertainment industry. By comparing and contrasting various forms of visual media throughout the years, as well as their effectiveness when it comes to their rhetoric and audience, we are able to comprehend how mediums of perception impacted aspects of the women’s rights movement over time.

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Television’s Importance
The Significance of Social Media
Modern Influences
Rhetorical Ties

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