Yasmin Jiwani is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Concordia University, Montreal. Her doctorate in Communication Studies, from Simon Fraser University, examined issues of race and representation in Canadian television news. Her recent publications include: Discourses of Denial: Mediations of Race, Gender and Violence, as well as an edited collection Girlhood, Redefining the Limits. Her work has appeared in Social Justice, Violence Against Women, Canadian Journal of Communication, Journal of Popular Film & Television, Topia, International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics, the University of Toronto Quarterly and in numerous anthologies. Her research interests include mediations of race, gender and violence in the context of war stories, femicide reporting in the press, and representations of women of colour in popular and mainstream media.
race, representation, gender, femicide reporting, popular media, alternative media