Sluts and sex objects: memoir and the millennial journalist

Maguire, Emma, and Cardell, Kylie (2019) Sluts and sex objects: memoir and the millennial journalist. In: Joseph, Sue, and Keeble, Richard Lance, (eds.) Sex and Journalism: critical, global perspectives. Bite-Sized Books, Goring, UK, pp. 37-45.

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[Extract:] Karley Sciortino and Jessica Valenti write about sex. In a range of media, on websites, for print and digital magazines and newspapers, in podcasts, books and documentaries, Sciortino and Valenti use both reportage and personal experience as example and argument in framing a sex-positive, education-focused and feminist-aligned discourse that seeks to explore dominant cultural understandings of sex in the contemporary world. These writers are young, political, selfconsciously and self-righteously Millennial and they arc professional journalists at a time of rapid change for the profession.

Item ID: 62254
Item Type: Book Chapter (Scholarly Work)
ISBN: 978-1695107212
Keywords: sex; journalism; millennials; literature; memoir; gender studies; women's studies; sex positivity
Copyright Information: © Sue Joseph and Richard Lance Keeble 2019
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2021 02:16
FoR Codes: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2005 Literary Studies > 200506 North American Literature @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture @ 100%
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