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A Look At Media, Gender In 'Miss Representation'

American teenagers devote an average of 10 hours and 45 minutes to media consumption each week. Filmmaker Jennifer Newsom says the overarching message for young girls is harmful. In Newsom's documentary, "Miss Representation," she exposes how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence.