P2P team members Linda Trimble, Meagan Auer, and Angelia Wagner outline the key media narratives about motherhood that swirl around women premiers in Canada in a new piece for Policy Options. In the article, we note the Canadian media play little attention to the personal lives of women and men premiers who have conventional families. That is not the case for premiers whose family lives don’t conform to the nuclear norm. Journalists routinely evaluate unconventional family situations for their political meaning. To learn more about media discourses, see the Policy Options piece here.

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