Representación periodística de mujeres en el reportaje de operaciones militares contra Boko Haram en el noreste de Nigeria

Palabras clave: género, noticias, Boko Haram, militar, Nigeria


En este estudio se investigó el papel de las mujeres en la información sobre operaciones militares contra los insurgentes de Boko Haram y su representación en los informes de noticias. La teoría del feminismo radical y la teoría de grupos silenciados feministas se utilizaron para dilucidar la investigación. Mediante el análisis de contenido de las ediciones en línea de cuatro periódicos nigerianos: Daily Trust, Premium Times, The Nation, y Vanguard, de enero del 2014 a diciembre del 2016 fueron investigados para revelar cómo se presentaba a las mujeres en los informes de noticias. Los hallazgos produjeron 185 historias noticiosas; las mujeres se incluyeron en el 10 % del total de fotografías utilizadas. Las mujeres constituían el 8 % de los firmantes y el 4 % de las fuentes, con el 59 % de las mujeres mencionadas en las noticias presentadas como secuestradas y rescatadas. El estudio encontró una subrepresentación y tergiversación de las mujeres en los informes de noticias que se atribuyeron al campo del periodismo dominado por hombres que prefería usar sus fuentes masculinas en detrimento de los problemas que afectan a las mujeres.


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Biografía del autor/a

Ben-Collins Ndinojuo, University of Port Harcourt

Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies of the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.


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Cómo citar
Ndinojuo, B.-C. (2021). Representación periodística de mujeres en el reportaje de operaciones militares contra Boko Haram en el noreste de Nigeria. Contratexto, (035), 155-179.