This paper gives insight to the growing issue of sexual harassment and assault in the entertainment industry. The paper provides information on the impact technology and social media have on sexual harassment and how women in particular are viewed in the entertainment industry. The paper also discusses how different genres of music and other forms of entertainment had oversexualized women, and how movies and TV shows have created this idea that someone being romantic is someone who is aggressive and forceful towards their partner.

Author Bio

Cassandra Gaal is currently a senior Music Industry student who is graduating in May 2020. In her four years at UOP, Cassandra has been involved in many different activities and organizations. She previously worked as a Pacific Ambassador and Peer Mentor. Along with working orientation, she assisted incoming freshman and transfer students with planning their first year at Pacific and guiding them to be successful students. She has interned with LA based Artist Manager, Ryan Aceto, in her Fall 2017 semester, and in Fall 2019, she interned with the ASM Global - Stockton marketing department which did marketing for events at the Stockton Arena and Bob Hope Theatre. Cassandra is working on a Psychology minor, and wants to incorporate Psychology into both her senior project using personality tests, as well as her future career in the Music Industry. She has plans to continue her studies as a graduate student beginning Fall 2020.



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