(Miss)Representing Feminism in the Media

Chilean feminist protests silenced and villainised


  • Margarita Navarro Pérez Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha




Media manipulation, Feminism, Information void, Miss-representation, Silencing, Misleading information


The summer of 2018 was the beginning of a feminist movement which has managed to bring about social and political changes in Chile. It has not been however, without a considerable struggle, since these protests were highly manipulated by the media, where voices and pleas were being silenced, information was being scantily provided and miss represented. This showed a feminist protest devoid of its core, which appeared as a confrontation rather than a demand for the recognition of human rights. This article presents the findings of a field research, where a different side of these feminist protests is shown.


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How to Cite

Navarro Pérez, M. (2022). (Miss)Representing Feminism in the Media: Chilean feminist protests silenced and villainised . VISUAL REVIEW. International Visual Culture Review / Revista Internacional De Cultura Visual, 9(3), 1–14. https://doi.org/10.37467/revvisual.v9.3529