Sign up to Off The Record – a journalism newsletter which comes out every Thursday afternoon

Off The Record is a journalism newsletter which comes out every Thursday afternoon. Each week we’ll tell you what events are coming up which might tickle your fancy, include a brief review of the best journalism podcasts that week so you don’t have to listen to the rubbish ones and, more importantly, report on who’s [...]

By |2021-05-25T13:04:30+01:00May 24th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Sign up to Off The Record – a journalism newsletter which comes out every Thursday afternoon

Major Survey launched by Women in Journalism

The level of online abuse, editorial, ethnic, age and gender discrimination, as well as increased domestic chores loaded on female journalists during the pandemic, are just a few of the areas that a major survey launched this week by Women In Journalism will be investigating. The survey sent out WIJ’s 900+ members and to 30,000 subscribers [...]

By |2021-05-18T11:03:21+01:00May 18th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Major Survey launched by Women in Journalism

Women Hero Journalists – job advertisement

Women in Journalism (WIJ) is looking for a student journalist, or a young journalist starting out on her career, to write regular profiles of women “hero” journalists jailed or under attack for their journalism somewhere in the world. This is an important role highlighting the many female journalists struggling to get their stories heard despite [...]

By |2021-05-19T14:50:17+01:00May 17th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Women Hero Journalists – job advertisement

How to Report Safely: A Guide for Women Journalists and their Allies

We would like to inform you about a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on safety of women journalists being  launched on World Press Freedom Day (May 3rd). Titled “How to Report Safely: A Guide for Women Journalists and their Allies”, and created through a partnership involving UNESCO, the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) and Knight [...]

By |2021-04-28T16:30:16+01:00April 28th, 2021|News|Comments Off on How to Report Safely: A Guide for Women Journalists and their Allies

Access to art for all, anywhere…

theVOV is the new way to experience culture together all on one centralised platform. Using XR technology, you can experience landmark exhibitions from museums and galleries, explore behind the scenes content, watch live artist tours of the digital spaces, pose questions to directors and curators, rediscover your favourite artworks in high definition, and watch on [...]

By |2021-04-28T10:19:17+01:00April 28th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Access to art for all, anywhere…

THEY ARE KILLING US: Why are journalists still dying in Mexico? by British Mexican Society

Journalist Elizabeth Mistry will explore the risks to journalists as they do their job in Mexico. May 3rd 2021 is World Press Freedom Day. To mark the occasion, Elizabeth Mistry will take us on a whirlwind tour through the history of modern journalism in Mexico and focus on the ongoing challenges facing those in the [...]

By |2021-04-19T15:34:27+01:00April 19th, 2021|News|Comments Off on THEY ARE KILLING US: Why are journalists still dying in Mexico? by British Mexican Society

WIJ member follows in the footsteps of trailblazing journalist Nellie Bly, pioneer of investigative journalism and champion globetrotter -By Rosemary J Brown 

Journalist Nellie Bly circled the world in 1890 faster than anyone ever had. She travelled alone, with just a Gladstone bag, and shattered the fictional 80-day record of Phileas Fogg, arriving back after 72 days.  Awed by her achievement and shocked by its present-day obscurity, I set off from London to re-enact her circumnavigation 125 [...]

By |2021-04-06T12:17:01+01:00April 6th, 2021|News|Comments Off on WIJ member follows in the footsteps of trailblazing journalist Nellie Bly, pioneer of investigative journalism and champion globetrotter -By Rosemary J Brown 

Eleanor Mills resigns from Society of Editors board and condemns ‘structural racism’ in UK media

Women in Journalism has been a driving force for greater diversity in our industry since it was founded. Our research has highlighted the lack of women in the industry and, just last year, the devastatingly low numbers of all people of colour.  In the wake of these reports, the lack of real action by industry [...]

By |2021-03-26T12:34:08+00:00March 26th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Eleanor Mills resigns from Society of Editors board and condemns ‘structural racism’ in UK media

Coronavirus and the women who reported it

By Lara von der Brelie As we pass the grim one-year mark since the start of lockdown, six leading female journalists look back on a year of reporting Covid-19. An eight-year old carer forced to look after her mother and young siblings, children with no access to laptops, glaring health inequalities and public mistrust were [...]

By |2021-05-13T17:53:13+01:00March 24th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Coronavirus and the women who reported it

Georgina Henry Award 2021 : Announcement

This year Women in Journalism and Wiggin LLP will be hosting an event online to celebrate the winner of the Georgina Henry Award 2021. After a record number of entries we will be looking to run this event in September Further details will be announced shortly

By |2021-03-22T13:39:44+00:00March 17th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Georgina Henry Award 2021 : Announcement