Linke, Christine

University of Applied Sciences, Technology, Business and Design in Wismar

Christine Linke is a Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer at the Institute for Media Research at the University of Rostock, Germany. Her research interests include diversity in audio-visual and digital media, gender equity in media industries and media culture in everyday life. She conducted representative studies on gender representation in German film and television (2017 with Elizabeth Prommer) and on YouTube (2018, with Elizabeth Prommer and Claudia Wegener).


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    Introduction Media and gender are intricately linked in our society. Every day we see representations of women and men on the screen, read about politicians in the press, watch influencers on YouTube or go to the cinema where we meet screen heroes. Our images and notions of gender draw on these media narratives and role models. Children and young people are socialised with...Read more