The Dual Role of Breasts in the Media

Breasts for sex or feeding? In U.S. culture, breasts are often represented in the media as sexual [...]objects. Breasts are enhanced, decreased, mutilated, and ridiculed and their actual biological role is underrepresented. Breastfeeding is a public health issue. Dr. Rhonda Trust (Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication) focuses on the implications of breastfeeding in the media, and also explores the role of celebrity representations and endorsements of breastfeeding.

Tags: public health, advertising, mass communication, breastfeeding

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