Conversations surrounding the entertainment media’s treatment of young women are more prominent recently than ever before, following the recent documentary ‘Framing Britney Spears’, which explores her struggles with fame, legal conservatorship and bullying under the guise of journalism. Although the attention is finally on the press’ mistreatment and misogyny - which has taken the careers, spirits and even lives of far too many - the question still remains: why has it taken this much to confront the media, and why is it a phenomena rooted in sexism?
In a tweet and delete society, accountability seems to be an unknown concept that creates constant misunderstanding. Many confuse cancellation with calling-out toxic behaviours; creating further harm rather than space for change and growth. Cancel culture can be defined as a modern form of ostracism in which someone is thrust out of social or professional... Continue Reading →