Grenfell Tower: Why aren’t more women covering big news stories? The readers, and the general public, are not getting the full story: 2017

Grenfell Tower: Why aren’t more women covering big news stories? The readers, and the general public, are not getting the full story By Katie Hind 19 September 2017 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 [...]

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Media should reflect all society, not just a typically male ruling class: 2017

Media should reflect all society, not just a typically male ruling class By Jane Martinson 18 September 2017 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 [...]

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Gender and the news industry: Why it’s important to focus on mainstream newspapers. Despite the loss of readership, they shape the discourse on contemporary issues: 2017

Gender and the news industry: Why it’s important to focus on mainstream newspapers. Despite the loss of readership, they shape the discourse on contemporary issues By Marina Franchi 18 September Marina Franchi will take part in the panel discussion The Tycoon and the Escort: the business of portraying women in newspapers, hosted by LSE [...]

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Standard masculine viewpoints dominate the agenda and public understanding: 2017

Standard masculine viewpoints dominate the agenda and public understanding By Yasmin Alibhai-Brown 18 September 2017 Four years ago, a student from a reputable university asked if we could meet for coffee. She really, really, really wanted to become a newspaper or online journalist and wanted me to tell her all about it. We met. [...]

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British society sees itself through a predominantly old, white male gaze: 2017

British society sees itself through a predominantly old, white male gaze By Eleanor Mills 15 September 2017 The lack of diversity in newspapers keeps our society from seeing itself as it is, writes Eleanor Mills The media is the mirror that society holds up to itself, it is through newspapers – online and off [...]

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The Women in Journalism Summer Party: A Quick Round-Up

The Women in Journalism Summer Party: A Quick Round-Up By Aine Quinn 7 September 2017 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 [...]

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