Gender and age discrimination among women in the broadcast news industry

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Edwin Mellen Press, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 146 pages
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This study explores the age and gender discrimination faced by female newscasters and the legal remedies they can employ to rectify illegal termination. The study also evaluates other nonindustry cases of unlawful employment practices concerning grooming, dress codes and appearance standards.

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Contents

Chapter Two Background and Review of Literature
17
Chapter Three Methodology
55
Chapter Four The Federal Communication Commissions EEO Challenges
61
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About the author (2008)

Sherlynn Howard-Byrd serves as the Chairperson of the Department of Mass Communications at Alcorn State University in Alcorn State, Mississippi.