LoveSocial and MissRepresentation.org have released “Cause and Effect: How the Media You Consume Can Change Your Life. The animated video explores the messages teenage girls pick up through watching commercials and reading fashion magazines. What Happens To 3 Out Of 4 Girls After Leafing Through A Fashion Mag For 3 Minutes?
The documentary Miss Representation, by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, and aired on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. The film explores how the media’s misrepresentations of women have led to the underrepresentation of women in positions of power and influence.
Cause and Effect and Miss Representation were produced by Jennifer Siebel Newsom.
Information comes from Catalyst, The White House Project, Girl Scouts of America, Center for American Women in Politics, Dove Campaign for Real Beauty, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
Music is courtesy of Metric.