Género de periodistas e influencia: efectos sobre la gravedad percibida del acoso sexual


  • María Celeste Wagner University of Pennsylvania (United States)



Palabras clave:

periodismo, influencia social, persuasión, género, género de periodistas, acoso sexual, violencia de género, experimentos


¿Puede la cobertura periodística de temas de género afectar las opiniones de sus lectores y promover así cambio social? En este proceso, ¿son los periodistas hombres y mujeres igual de influyentes? Para responder a esto, se condujo un experimento en el que se manipuló el género percibido de un/a periodista que habla sobre acoso sexual, para medir su efecto en las opiniones de los lectores sobre la gravedad de este problema social. Los resultados indican que los hombres son más influyentes, resultado que se mantiene significativo entre las participantes mujeres, quienes también sienten más compasión por las víctimas de acoso sexual.

Biografía del autor/a

María Celeste Wagner, University of Pennsylvania (United States)

Estudiante de doctorado en la Escuela Annenberg de Comunicación de la Universidad de Pensilvania, donde también está afiliada al Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Comunicación Global (CARGC). Es licenciada en comunicación por la Universidad de San Andrés y ex coordinadora de MESO Argentina. Sus áreas de investigación son las estudia prácticas de consumo de información y el rol de los medios en la formación de opiniones sobre temas sociales y de identidad.


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Wagner, M. C. (2019). Género de periodistas e influencia: efectos sobre la gravedad percibida del acoso sexual. Cuadernos.Info, (44), 43–59. https://doi.org/10.7764/cdi.44.1631