Women in Journalism and ABP celebrate A Centenary of Women at Westminster

Women in Journalism and ABP celebrate A Centenary of Women at Westminster 17 February 2018 By Grace Holliday 2018 is no ordinary year in the woman rights calendar as it marks the one-hundredth anniversary of the Representation of the People Act, a historic piece of legislation which allowed property-owning women over the age of [...]

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Real Women – The Hidden Sex

Real Women – The Hidden Sex HOW NATIONAL NEWSPAPERS USE PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGES OF WOMEN IN EDITORIAL A report from Women in Journalism by Meg Carter, Mimi Turner and Maureen Paton with research by Publicis Trends Group. 1. INTRODUCTION We began this research with the understanding that there are more men than women in public [...]

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The Lady Vanishes – At 45

The Lady Vanishes – At 45 BY ALEXANDRA CAMPBELL Life may begin at 40, but for women in the workplace “old age” begins at 45, according to a pilot study on working women and ageism by Women In Journalism. Seventy-one percent of the survey of 100 women described themselves as “very” or “quite” anxious [...]

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Why is British public life dominated by men?

(Guardian 5/12/11) Kira Cochrane, WIJ committee member In a typical month,78% of newspaper articles are written by men, 72% of Question Time contributors are men and 84% of reporters and guests on Radio 4′s Today show are men. Where are all the women? I don’t know when the breaking point came. Was it the 2010 election, [...]

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WHAT IS MEDIA STEREOTYPING DOING TO OUR BRITISH BOYS?

Hoodies Or Altar Boys WHAT IS MEDIA STEREOTYPING DOING TO OUR BRITISH BOYS? A Women in Journalism/British Library Summit British Library Conference Centre 10 March 2009 Report by Fiona Bawdon, WiJ committee member Research conducted by Echo 1. How the media sees teen boys… Yobs turn street into no-go zone at night‘Gangs of teenagers [...]

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January Seminar: Rakes Progress and the future of the independent magazine sector

WIJ is teaming up with fabulous contemporary gardening and style magazine Rakes Progress in their Covent Garden pop up space to hear about how the independent magazine sector is blossoming. With expert insight, heavenly scents and a glass or two of wine here are two of our panelists ** Tom Loxley, executive editor Radio [...]

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