Tag: Disney

Analysis: DJ Handy Manny

Analysis: DJ Handy Manny

Today I look at Handy Manny Photo Credit: Disney, Jr. Handy Manny- Manny is a handy man. Please note, he is also Latino. Does that feel a bit stereotypical to anyone else? Manny goes about fixing things. I watched two clips. In the first one, I learned that Manny is […]

Gender Representations in Media-Some Disney Jr. shows

Gender Representations in Media-Some Disney Jr. shows

I found myself thinking about gender representations in children’s programming today. I was looking at the WalMart toys page. And there was Dora, listed under “girls.” Picture: Mega Bloks I looked under “boys,” and didn’t see Dora there. It struck me as odd, because Dora is a show that appeals […]