Media should reflect all society, not just a typically male ruling class, writes Jane Martinson

Media should reflect all society, not just a typically male ruling class, writes Jane Martinson

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A hunch five years ago that the front pages of British newspapers were dominated by men prompted research that proved the hunch right: daily newspapers were full of male writers and voices.Since then much has changed, not least the appointment of the UK’s second female prime minister, the first wo ...
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British society sees itself through a predominantly old, white male gaze

British society sees itself through a predominantly old, white male gaze

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The media is the mirror that society holds up to itself, it is through newspapers – online and off – that the first draft of history is created and power held to account. At Women in Journalism we believe that it is vital to the functioning of democracy that the mirror the media holds up to soci ...
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IMPRESS is dedicated to acting fairly and impartially as a regulator of news publishers across the United Kingdom. Our first Board members took up their posts two years ago, when IMPRESS was in its start-up phase. Now, with more than 100 news publications in the process of signing up, and a professi ...
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Welcome to the team, Grace Holliday

Welcome to the team, Grace Holliday

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Grace Holliday has been appointed as Women in Journalism’s new social media intern, as our previous intern Georgia Edkins joins the Daily Mail Graduate Trainee Scheme.Grace is a freelance writer, journalist and social media manager who has written for the Guardian, Buzzfeed, Cosmopolitan and Time ...
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Rebecca Vincent at Women in Journalism Summer Party

Rebecca Vincent at Women in Journalism Summer Party

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The Women in Journalism 2017 summer party was held on Monday 24 July 2017 at the Ned, 27 Poultry, London. We would like to thank the Ned for hosting our 200 guests, and Perrier Jouet who provided champagne.Eve Pollard, honorary President of WIJ, and Eleanor Mills, WIJ chair and editorial director ...
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Women in Journalism with Inspiring Women at NEWS UK

Women in Journalism with Inspiring Women at NEWS UK

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Inspiring Women, Women in Journalism and News UK hosted 30 of the UK's top female journalists and editors and 150 young women from state schools across London for a morning of networking, advice, and of course, inspiration. Co-hosted by Editorial Director of the Sunday Times, Elean ...
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Women in Journalism is looking for a social media intern

Women in Journalism is looking for a social media intern

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Can you support our administrator Kate McMillan in updating and improving our website; tweet from our account with over 11,000 followers; keep an eye on a LinkedIn group; attend (about) 10 events a year and write the occasional blog post?We will pay £100 a month plus expenses, offer you a year ...
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Women of Colour lunch –  By Anila Baig

Women of Colour lunch – By Anila Baig

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 WORKING from home in Bradford I tend to feel isolated and anti-social so it was great to attend a networking event hosted by Yasmin Alibhai Brown and Women in Journalism.Meeting fellow journalists from the same field reminded me that I am part of a wider community.Women of Colour makes us soun ...
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WiJ Workshop –  committee member Louise Court shares her experience

WiJ Workshop – committee member Louise Court shares her experience

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Louise Court joined 13 other WIJ members at an exclusive workshop and supper with Nina Grunfeld, founder of the group coaching organisation lifeclubs.co.uk, and coach Louisa Burnand in March.On the day of the Westminster terrorist attack a group of WIJ members made our way to the home of Nina Grunfe ...
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WIJ mentor programme reception 2017

WIJ mentor programme reception 2017

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We had a lovely evening to launch our mentoring programme at the Corinthia Hotel on 7 March. Thanks to all our mentors and mentees for coming along!  ...
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