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As there have been repeated requests on this list for readings about women's situations beyond the U.S. borders and/or about media depictions of women, I'll not wait until another request occurs and then find myself without the full citation. So: Allow me to recommend the following, hot off the presses and heading for many academic libraries right now, for its excellent research and readability (i.e., it can be assigned to undergraduates -- and should help them look differently at TV news as well as ads for starving orphans): Jo Ellen Fair, "The Body Politic, the Bodies of Women, and the Politics of Famine in U.S. Television Coverage of Famine in the Horn of Africa," *Journalism Monographs* (August 1996). BTW, this is the 158th in the *JM* series, and several others have dealt with issues of interest to this list. But this series seems often overlooked by scholars not in the mass comm area, as are articles in *Journalism Quarterly* published by same organization, the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication for about 75 years now. Both also are widely disseminated in campus libraries. If your students say they can't find information on just about any aspect of media, they probably haven't looked in the *JQ* indices and/or at *JM*'s. (BTW2, my students occasionally have been told by librarians at our campus and elsewhere that they have *JQ* but not *JM*. It's apparently an idio- syncracy of cataloging of monographs, so be persistent. If your library has one, it has the other; the publications are in a package subscription.) I especially recommend the monographs for courses which have to cover a lot of material (which description seems to cover many of the courses discussed on this list and/or in women's studies!) and have little room for more book- length assignments on a specific subtopic such as coverage of women by media, but whose instructors want to offer more depth and breadth than in articles. Genevieve G. McBride Department of Mass Communication The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee