Wanna Be On Top? Conforming to the Conventions of Fashion Standards.

A size 0 is not a standard, or motivation. Cycle 10 of Australia’s Next Top Model (AusNTM) aired Tuesday night on Fox 8. AusNTM explores the journey of 13 young girls aged 16 – 25 on their way to becoming models in the fashion industry. The show displays the ‘behind the scenes’ of the industry … Continue reading Wanna Be On Top? Conforming to the Conventions of Fashion Standards.

Woman To The Front #ToTheFront

The Woman to the Front Campaign is about the exploration of women in the media. This social campaign comes as a response to recent articles from the Rio Olympics 2016 that have praised men/husbands for some women's Olympic achievements. One such article headlined a Corey Cogdell as a wife before her Olympic achievement (Give it a Check http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/international/ct-bears-mitch-unrein-wife-wins-bronze-olympics-20160807-story.html). Woman To The Front aims to address the gender gap and representation of women in the media, in particular in the Australian context. Media and communication courses in Australia have a majority of female participants, and therefore, the workplace environment needs to give proper recognition to this new generation of media producers.