The Women in Journalism Christmas Party 2017

The Women in Journalism Christmas Party 2017 12 December 2017 By Grace Holliday London’s News UK hosted the Women in Journalism Christmas Party on Monday 27 November, a sell-out evening high above the city. WIJ founder and Honorary President Eve Pollard and WIJ chair Eleanor Mills, Editorial Director of The Sunday Times, welcomed guest [...]

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Women in Journalism Mentoring Scheme 2018 Now Open For Applications

Women in Journalism Mentoring Scheme 2018 Now Open For Applications By Grace Holliday 21 November 2017 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 [...]

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

Seminar Summary: ‘Harassment in the newsroom: what happens now?’ 21 November 2017 By Milly Vincent 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 [...]

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Babies, Bosses and Ikea Hotdogs: 6 Things We Learned at Women in Journalism’s ‘Starting A Family’ Seminar

Babies, Bosses and Ikea Hotdogs: 6 Things We Learned at Women in Journalism’s ‘Starting A Family’ Seminar By Grace Holliday 24th October 2017 Having children alongside a career in journalism was the topic of our sell-out seminar on Tuesday 10 October. Generously hosted by the stylish Neat Café inside Lululemon on Regent Street, new [...]

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Free Maternity Comeback Workshops

Free Maternity Comeback Workshops By Grace Holliday 12 October 2017 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 [...]

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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

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

The Tycoon and the Escort: the business of portraying women in newspapers By Grace Holliday 19 September 2017 Report by Eleanor Mills, Katie Hind, Áine Quinn Researchers: Megan Baynes, Caitlin Doherty, Jessica Frank-Keyes, Emily Hawkins, Sara Lovejoy, Evie Prichard This research will be launched at a public event at the LSE on September 19, [...]

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

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

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

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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