Sunday, February 19, 2017
Aging Americans Still Being Snubbed in Best Picture Films
New research finds that characters aged 60 and over continue to be under and misrepresented in Hollywood’s most critically acclaimed films.
Findings were uncovered through an ongoing partnership between health and well-being company Humana Inc. (HUM) and the Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative at University of Southern California’s (USC) Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
A separate but growing body of evidence exploring ageism suggests there are consequences to stereotypes of aging Americans—including potential negative health impacts.
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