by Ida Irene Bergstrøm, Kilden, Norway - The way in which women are represented in the media is getting worse every day, according to professor of Communication and Media Studies Liesbet van Zoonen. However, the representation of the Norwegian female politicians Siv Jensen and Erna Solberg, may be the exception from the general rule.
"When I began my research on the representation of women and female politicians in the media in the eighties, people kept telling me that "it will take time, but it will get better". I believe that I have good reason to say that it hasn't. It has become worse," says Liesbet van Zoonen.