Feminist Media Studies

(The TQCC of Feminist Media Studies is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
From carewashing to radical care: the discursive explosions of care during Covid-1961
Feminism in advertising: Irony or revolution? A critical review of femvertising52
Intersectional digital feminism: assessing the participation politics and impact of the MeToo movement in China47
A queer “socialist brotherhood”: the Guardian web series, boys’ love fandom, and the Chinese state40
The Shadowban Cycle: an autoethnography of pole dancing, nudity and censorship on Instagram40
“Stay the fuck at home!”: feminism, family and the private home in a time of coronavirus39
Celebrity 2.0: Lil Miquela and the rise of a virtual star system39
The monstrous-feminine in the incel imagination: Investigating the representation of women as “femoids” on /r/Braincels33
Bahujan girls’ anti-caste activism on TikTok30
How Instagram’s algorithm is censoring women and vulnerable users but helping online abusers29
Digital footprints of #MeToo28
Girl power in boy love: Yaoi, online female counterculture, and digital feminism in China25
Post-feminism and chick flicks in China: subjects, discursive origin and new gender norms24
It has never been “normal”: queer pop in post-2000 China22
Translational and transnational queer fandom in China: the fansubbing of Carol21
Perpetuating and/or resisting the “leftover” myth? The use of (de)legitimation strategies in the Chinese English-language news media19
Is this what a feminist looks like? Curating the feminist self in the neoliberal visual economy of Instagram19
Feminist futures: #MeToo’s possibilities as poiesis, techné, and pharmakon18
“Newsrooms need the metoo movement.” Sexism and the press in Kenya, South Africa, and Nigeria16
Cultural cringe: how caste and class affect the idea of culture in social media15
Postfeminism™: celebrity feminism, branding and the performance of activist capital15
A feminist critical discourse analysis of Ghanaian feminist blogs15
The anxiety over soft masculinity: a critical discourse analysis of the “prevention of feminisation of male teenagers” debate in the Chinese-language news media14
“Victims of feminism”: exploring networked misogyny and #MeToo in the manosphere13
Mapping the manosphere. Categorization of reactionary masculinity discourses in digital environment13
Diversity in broadcasting as an enabler of capabilities: The case of Palestinian-Israeli women on public and commercial radio and television13
Social media content moderation: six opportunities for feminist intervention13
An affirmative look at a domesticity in crisis: Women, Humour and Domestic Labour during the COVID-19 Pandemic13
Post-reform gender politics: how do Chinese Internet users portray Theresa May on Zhihu12
Constructing the ultimate “leftover women”: Chinese media’s representation of female PhDs in the postsocialist era12
Being watched and feeling judged on social media11
“This is not a nice safe space”: investigating women’s safety work on Tinder11
“My haters and I ”: personal and political responses to hate speech against female journalists in Austria11
Vernacular practices in digital feminist activism on Twitter: deconstructing affect and emotion in the #MeToo movement11
“This is oil country:” mediated transnational girlhood, Greta Thunberg, and patriarchal petrocultures11
Exclusion in #MeToo India: rethinking inclusivity and intersectionality in Indian digital feminist movements11
“A very basic view of feminism”: feminist girls and meanings of (celebrity) feminism10
Say no to shame, waste, inequality—and leaks! Menstrual activism in the market for alternative period products10
Anti-Feminism: four strategies for the demonisation and depoliticisation of feminism on Chinese social media10
Chinese gay men pursuing online fame: erotic reputation and internet celebrity economies10
Stream of sadness: young black women’s racial trauma, police brutality and social media10
“Vulnerable” resilience: the politics of vulnerability as a self-improvement discourse9
“We seek those moments of togetherness”: digital intimacies, virtual touch and becoming community in pandemic times9
Receipts, radicalisation, reactionaries, and repentance: the digital dissensus, fandom, and the COVID-19 pandemic9
The queer promise of pageantry: queering feminized migration and the labor of care inSunday Beauty Queen(2016)9
#Metoo in China: transnational feminist politics in the Chinese context9
Alipay adds “beauty filters” to face-scan payments: a form of patriarchal control over women’s bodies8
“In my village everything is known”: sexting and revenge porn in young people from rural Spain8
The cyber power of marginalized identities: Intersectional strategies of online LGBTQ+ Latinx activism8
Realities beyond reporting: women environmental defenders in South Africa8
Everyday (online) body politics of menstruation8
Female journalists covering the Hong Kong protests confront ambivalent sexism on the street and in the newsroom8
Radio as an empowering environment: how does radio broadcasting in Mali represent women’s “web of relations”?8
Postfeminist performance of domesticity and motherhood during the COVID-19 global lockdown: the case of Chiara Ferragni8
“Fearless, powerful, Filipino”: identity positioning in the hashtag activism of #BabaeAko7
The “ProQuote” initiative: women journalists in Germany push to revolutionize newsroom leadership7
Word of Honor and brand homonationalism with “Chinese characteristics”: the dangai industry, queer masculinity and the “opacity” of the state7
Women in the Nordic Resistance Movement and their online media practices: between internalised misogyny and “embedded feminism”7
#MeToo on TV: popular feminism and episodic sexual violence7
Exploring the boundaries of the parasocial contact hypothesis: an experimental analysis of the effects of the “bury your gays” media trope on homophobic and sexist attitudes7
Support for scholars coping with online harassment: an ecological framework7
Navigating the economy of ambivalent intimacy: gender and relational labour in China’s livestreaming industry7
Feminist fire: embodiment and affect in managing conflict in digital feminist spaces7
“Women in Mosques”: mapping the gendered religious space through online activism6
A woman’s got to write what a woman’s got to write: the effect of journalist’s gender on the perceived credibility of news articles6
Mediated immobility and fraught domesticity: Zoom fails and interruption videos in the Covid-19 pandemic6
Intersectionality in quality feminist television: rethinking women’s solidarity in The Handmaid’s Tale and Big Little Lies6
“Just a place to keep track of myself”: eating disorders, social media, and the quantified self6
#SisterIdobelieveyou: Performative hashtags against patriarchal justice in Spain6
Black women in and beyond Belgian mainstream media: Between opinion–making, dissidence, and marronage6
Arab women’s veiled affordances on Instagram: a feminist semiotic inquiry6
Hyperreal homoerotic love in a monarchized military conjuncture: a situated view of the Thai Boys’ Love industry6
Men not going their own way: a thick big data analysis of #MGTOW and #Feminism tweets6
Tradition, modernity, and the visual representation of “leftover women” in the English language news media in China6
“If you let me play”: girls’ empowerment and transgender exclusion in sports6
Vocal, visible and vulnerable: female politicians at the intersection of Islamophobia, sexism and liberal multiculturalism6
“The moment you realise someone wants your body:” neoliberalism, mindfulness and female embodiment in Fleabag6
It’s a man’s world at the top: gendered media representations of Julia Gillard and Helen Clark5
Why we need intersectionality in Ghanaian feminist politics and discourses5
The relationship between instagram use and body dissatisfaction, drive for thinness, and internalization of beauty ideals: a correlational study of Iranian women5
Reflections on “thinking postfeminism transnationally”5
Blackpink queers your area: the global queerbaiting and queer fandom of K-pop female idols5
Chinese Supermom: re-domesticating women in reality TV shows5
Professional activism in journalism and education in gender equality through Twitter5
Revise and resubmit: Beauty and the Beast (2017), live-action remakes, and the Disney Princess franchise5
Viral feminism: #MeToo networked expressions in feminist Facebook groups5
When the Black lives that matter are not our own: digital Black feminism and a dialectic of self and community5
List-making for social justice: responses, complicity & contestations surrounding #LoSHA5
From leftover women to cuihun – audience reception of TV representation on marriageable single women in China5
Intersectional gender measurement: proposing a new metric for gender identity and gender experience5
Watch out for the big girls: Black plus-sized content creators creating space and amplifying visibility in digital spaces5
“She’s the communication expert”: digital labor and the implications of datafied relational communication5
Hashtivism’s potentials for mainstreaming feminism in politics: the Red Lips Revolution transmedia narrative5
The gendered impact of caring responsibilities on parents’ experiences of working in the film and television industries5
“It’s like we are not human”: discourses of humanisation and otherness in the representation of trans identity in British broadsheet newspapers5
Sensing the (in)visible: domestic cleaning and cleaners on Mumsnet Talk5
“Finally, we get to play the doctor”: feminist female fans’ reactions to the first femaleDoctor Who4
Kisi Ke Baap Ka Hindustan Thodi Hai: citizenship amendment act protests, hashtag publics and the enlargement of the public space4
The romantic fantasy of even and Isak—an exploration of Scandinavian women looking for gratification in the teen serialSKAM4
Understanding the Russian invasion of Ukraine through a gendered prism4
The symbolic representation of women’s political firsts in editorial cartoons4
Reconsidering television true crime and gendered authority in Allen v. Farrow4
Revisiting digital defense and Black feminism on social media4
Out on YouTube: queer youths and coming out videos in Asia and America4
Exposing the “lie”: uncovering abuse and misogyny in Big Little Lies4
16 feminist media studies scholars, 7 questions about working in the university (and beyond)4
The pornified presidency: hyper-masculinity and the pornographic style in U.S. political rhetoric4
Feminist sex-positive art on Instagram: reorienting the sexualizing gaze4
Caste, gender, and “global Indian-ness”: spaces of safety in stand-up comedy in global Mumbai4
The visual semiotics of digital misogyny: female leaders in the viewfinder4
Postfeminist neoliberalization of self-care: a critical discourse analysis of its representation in Vogue, Cosmopolitan and Elle4
A monster, a pervert, and an anti-hero: the discursive construction of Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, and Louis C.K. in humorous #MeToo memes4
“Eileen Gu fetish” as a feminist phenomenon: the intertwining of feminist, neoliberal, and nationalist discourses on Chinese social media4
Happy and entrepreneurial within the “here and now”: the constitution of the neoliberal female ageing subject4
Invoking the idealized family to assess political leadership and legitimacy: news coverage of Australian and Canadian premiers4
Expanding ideologies in the press: feminist and LGBT-related issues in Spanish online-only opinion journalism4
Feminist responses to COVID-19 in China through the lens of affect4
“Shifting old-fashioned power dynamics”?: women’s perspectives on the gender transformational capacity of the dating app, Bumble4
Where’s the panic, where’s the fire? Why claims of moral panic and witch hunts miss the mark when it comes to campus rape and MeToo4
Digital feminist activism: girls and women fight back against rape culture4
“Leaving my girlhood behind”: woke witches and feminist liminality in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina4
Empowering housewives: exploring popular feminism in China4
Narrating women workers’ perceptions of sexism and change in the Australian screen postproduction sector before and after #MeToo4
“Successful” identity transformation: the representation of Israeli post-Soviet immigrant women in La’isha4
Modalities of data colonialism and South Asian hashtag publics4
Damsels and darlings: decoding gender equality in video game communities4
Gendering immigration: media framings of the economic and cultural consequences of immigration4
Media representations of camera sexual voyeurism in Singapore: a medicalised, externalised and community problem4
Turning points from victim to survivor: an examination of sexual violence narratives3
Internet memes and a female “Arab Spring”: mobilising online for the criminalisation of domestic abuse in Hungary in 2012-133
Run like a mother: running, race, and the shaping of motherhood under Covid-193
Dodging negativity like it’s my freaking job: marketing postfeminist positivity through Beachbody fitness on Instagram3
Networked misogyny beyond the digital: the violent devaluation of women journalists’ labor and bodies in Turkey’s masculine authoritarian regime3
Women actors, insecure work, and everyday sexism in the Canadian screen industry3
Locked down and locked out: mothers and UKTV work during the COVID-19 pandemic3
Martyrdom and the Myth of Motherhood: U.K. broadcast news media’s agential construction of Palestinian female suicide bombers during the Second Intifada (2000-2005)3
The affective life of heterosexuality: heteropessimism and postfeminism in Fleabag3
Locating disability within online body positivity discourses: an analysis of #DisabledAndCute3
Not all tweets are created equal: gender and politics in the platform age3
“A baby bump for women’s rights”: analysing Local and International Media Coverage of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s Pregnancy3
“Beauties by the political figures:” professional female interpreters in Chinese media3
“Having it both ways”: containing the champions of feminism in female-led origin and solo superhero films3
The Tyranny of openness: what happened to peer production?3
Process-based activism and feminist politics in the neoliberal age3
Blaming and shaming in the shadow structure: individual resistance towards gender equality work as expressions of social conflict3
Online abuse of women: an interdisciplinary scoping review of the literature3
“You belong in the kitchen”: social media, virtual manhood acts, and women strength sport athletes’ experiences of gender-based violence online3
Formulating the discourse of pro-work conservatism: A critical discourse analysis of Weibo posts in response to the implementation of the three-child policy3
Black feminist and digital media studies in Britain3
Gendering political conflict: the racialized and dehumanized use of gender on Facebook3
Feminist chatbots as part of the feminist toolbox3
“Paralysed and powerless”: a feminist critical discourse analysis of ‘Drink spiking’ in Australian news media3
Strategic femininity on Facebook: women’s experiences negotiating gendered discourses on social media3
Introduction to the special issue: algorithms for her? Feminist claims to technical language3
Digital citizenship in a global society: a feminist approach3
Who dominates the conversation? The effect of gender, discussion medium, and controversy on political discussion3
“You don’t talk like a woman”: the influence of gender identity in the constructions of online misogyny3
Social media “ghosts”: how Facebook (Meta) Memories complicates healing for survivors of intimate partner violence3
Sex and safety on set: intimacy coordinators in television drama and film in the VOD and post-Weinstein era3
“Let’s rewrite some history, shall we?”: temporality and postfeminism in Captain Marvel’s comic book superhero(ine)ism3
The stigma of feminism: disclosures and silences regarding female disadvantage in the video game industry in US and Finnish media stories3
Gender status inertia in biographical films: an overview of the motion picture industry from 1900 to 20173
The politics of #diversifyyourfeed in the context of Black Lives Matter3
Mothers’ baking blogs: negotiating sacrificial and postfeminist neoliberal motherhood in South Korea3
Creating feminist spaces: occupying hostile environments3
(Anti-)feminism and cisgenderism in sports media3
More than numbers: an intersectional examination of media portrayals of formerly incarcerated Women Gladys and Jamie Scott3
Where the #bgirls at? politics of (in)visibility in breaking culture3
Feminist podcasting: a new discursive intervention on gender in Mainland China3
Unruly female spectators at the Melbourne Cup in Australia: media discourses about women and alcohol consumption3
The internet’s “transnational” boyfriend: digital (re)presentations of celebrity men3
“Why can’t I take a full-shot of myself? of course I can!” studying selfies as socio-technological affective practices3
The paradox of queer aura: a case study of gender-switching video remakes3
Should I be portrayed like this? An exploration of Indian women in television advertising3
Discipline and resistance in the representation of motherhood: postpartum recovery discussion on Xiaohongshu3
Celebrity miscarriage listicles: the help and heartache of mothers talking about pregnancy loss3