Mass Media professor discusses media coverage of women leaders

Washburn University

TOPEKA – “MPs with Skirts: Or How Media in Bulgaria (and Across the World) Portray Women Politicians” will be discussed by Maria Raicheva, assistant professor, mass media, at the Brown Bag International Lecture at noon Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the International House, Washburn University. The event is free and open to the public. Do women politicians receive a different type of media coverage than men? Raicheva will share her research about the way Bulgarian popular media portray women politicians. She also will draw comparisons between Eastern Europe and the West. The international programs office sponsors the series. For information, call (785) 670-1051 or visit