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

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

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2018 is no ordinary year in the women's 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 thirty the right to vote in UK general elections for the first time.. While, ...
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The Duchess of Cornwall Attends Launch of WIJ Mentoring Programme

The Duchess of Cornwall Attends Launch of WIJ Mentoring Programme

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The Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla Parker Bowles, joined the latest mentors and mentees on our 2018 scheme at a champagne reception at the The Ned on 7 February.Canapés and Perrier Jouet circulated, as did many members of our committee and advisory board who came to show their support. Guests include ...
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Did you apply? Here are the WiJ Mentors and Mentees for 2018

Did you apply? Here are the WiJ Mentors and Mentees for 2018

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It's that exciting time again... click below to see who you have this year! We have tried our very best to match everyone in the areas they requested.Click here to view the WiJ Mentor and Mentees for 2018If you applied and have not received an introduction email to your Mentor please email wijuk@aol ...
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Summary: Rakesprogress’ ‘Future of the Magazine’ Seminar

Summary: Rakesprogress’ ‘Future of the Magazine’ Seminar

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The millennial magazine market: a craving for print in the intangible age? This seminar was held at the Rakesprogress Pop up space, a charming flowered embodiment of Rakesprogress Magazine, aptly located on Floral Street in Covent Garden.On Revenue: ...
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Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation  2018 –  now open for entries

Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation  2018 – now open for entries

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Women in Journalism has announced its 4th annual journalism Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation  to be presented at the prestigious National Press Awards sponsored by WIGGIN LLP. (March 13, London Hilton)The prizes (£4000 in total) will be used to complete a pro ...
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Seminar Summary: ‘Harassment in the newsroom: what happens now?’

Seminar Summary: ‘Harassment in the newsroom: what happens now?’

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This seminar was a timely effort to catalyse the end of harassment within UK media. It's a topical and yet prehistoric issue that has remained largely unreported until now, posing the question; ‘Why did it take newspapers so long to realise this was a story’?Many of our WiJ student members atten ...
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Women in Journalism Mentoring Scheme 2018 Now Open For Applications

Women in Journalism Mentoring Scheme 2018 Now Open For Applications

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How would you like your media career to be nurtured by some of the most senior women in the business?The Women in Journalism committee is made up of some of the most influential female print, broadcast, radio and online journalists and editors of our time.After a very successful fir ...
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Free Maternity Comeback Workshops

Free Maternity Comeback Workshops

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Talent keepers  programme maternity and career comeback workshops will continue in 2017 from our base in St Albans, Hertfordshire. We know that many women don’t have access to the kind of support we provide our clients’ maternity returners and with this in mind, part of our ‘ ...
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The Tycoon and the Escort: the business of portraying women in newspapers

The Tycoon and the Escort: the business of portraying women in newspapers

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Report by Eleanor Mills, Katie Hind, Áine QuinnResearchers: Megan Baynes, Caitlin Doherty, Jessica Frank-Keyes, Emily Hawkins, Sara Lovejoy, Evie PrichardThis research will be launched at a public event at the LSE on September 19 2017Read the report with charts in PDF: The Tycoon and the Es ...
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Grenfell Tower: Why aren’t more women covering big news stories? The readers, and the general public, are not getting the full story, writes Katie Hind

Grenfell Tower: Why aren’t more women covering big news stories? The readers, and the general public, are not getting the full story, writes Katie Hind

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They are words I’ve heard several times in my career, whenever I deviate from my usual beat of writing about celebrities, but this time it was much more memorable.“What’s that f-ing showbiz girl doing down here?”, I overheard a male news reporter from a rival newspaper say. I was at Grenfell ...
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