TV producer Norman Lear and Academy Award winner Rita Moreno were among the featured guest speakers for a panel discussion about the portrayals of older women in entertainment, at the Writers Guild of America, West.
We know from research that stories can have a significant impact on what people know, feel and do. For better and worse, food’s pervasive depictions in entertainment like movies, television and music can be models for behavior and beliefs. How do these images of food affect us? What if storytellers chose to use their power to inspire audiences to make healthy food choices?