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MediaJanuary 19, 2021

On the Rag: Let’s talk about media representation 

OTR2 – Media – Feature Image

Summer reissue: Our feminist webseries On the Rag returns to dissect representation in the media and who is still being left behind when you turn on the telly. 

First published July 22, 2020.

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In this episode, On the Rag looks at what we are putting in our eyes and ears as media consumers in Aotearoa. We’ve got more content choices than ever before, so why is it that so many people still aren’t represented in the media? What if our favourite local films actually passed the Bechdel test? And how do you carve out your own space in such a rigid landscape?

Join hosts Michèle A’Court, Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and several special guest stars including Mihingarangi Forbes, Annabelle Lee-Mather, Karen O’Leary, JJ Fong, Ramon Te Wake, Yadana Saw and Grace Stratton as we try to restore the balance.

On the Rag is made with the support of NZ On Air 

Watch more of On the Rag here

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Mad Chapman, Editor
Aotearoa continues to adapt to a new reality and The Spinoff is right there, sorting fact from fiction to bring you the latest updates and biggest stories. Help us continue this coverage, and so much more, by supporting The Spinoff Members.Madeleine Chapman, EditorJoin Members

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