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Media influences the role and view of society on women
Technological advances are meant to make the human life much easier and comfortable.
Technology has become a critical part of our daily lives to the extent that it would be hard to live
without some of the technologies such as mobile phones and the internet. With the technology
comes the television and more so television ads. Television has become a basic component of
life, and it is hard to live without the knowledge gained from the television channels. With this,
therefore, television has become a significant influence on our day to day activities, the views on
politics and gender representation. With the use of television ads and TV show, the media has
been the main course of gender stereotype.
Women have been depicted as weak and dependent on men. Televisions have often
pictured men as caregiver and women as housewives. In 1951 television shows broadcasted by
NBC, CNC and to some extent ABC attempted to have this idea put across by their television
programs. Majority of the television shows and soaps have been used to show women as an