TV set

Television, like the rest of the mass media in the second half of the 20th century, was a weapon of Franco's dictatorship to shape public opinion and the way of life of citizens. the new medium subjected viewers to a continuous flow of images that, unlike movies reproduced in the cinema, they were introduced directly into Spanish homes. Generally, the television programming sought entertainment and trivialization, but among its contests, magazines and series penetrated the stereotyping of gender roles and, although much less explicitly, sexualities and genders that were considered a crime until 1979 also sneaked in.