Posts Tagged ‘breast cancer’

Women’s Health Marketing Embraces Misogyny in the Name of “Awareness”

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A spindly, beautiful woman is extended on a chaise lounge in an immaculate ruffled dress. She is paging idly through an antique book when a floating trail of sparkly light interrupts her reading. She follows the glow up the staircase of the manse and into a room marked by fresh roses and enchanting music, where [...]

ABC News Story on Showing Boobs Won’t Show Boobs

ABC News has picked up the story of local ABC affiliate WJLA's series on breast cancer detection. WJLA has courted national media attention for its decision to televise a local woman's self breast exam, un-draped, un-blurred, and unedited. ABC News, for one, remains committed to blurring the boobs: "for our purposes, we are showing it [...]

WJLA’s Breast Cancer Report Won’t Blur Boobs

Tonight and tomorrow, WJLA will air a four-part series on breast exams called "Touch of Life: The Guide to Breast Self Examination." The series will show real women performing breast exams—and it's not going to blur out their boobs.

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