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Worldwide, women make up about 50% of the general population but only 24% of the persons heard, read about or seen in newspaper, television and radio news. Only 26% of the people in internet news stories and media news tweets combined are women. These were among the findings of the Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP)’s latest study on the portrayal and representation of women in the news media.

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 15:16

Gender and the media in Asia and the Pacific 2015

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The International Federation of Journalists, UNESCO and UNWomen, released Inside the News: Challenges and Aspirations for Women Journalists in Asia and the Pacific. The report, released on June 22, 2015, documents the issue of gender equity in the media industry throughout the region, as well as what can be done to maintain and protect it.

On International Women’s Day, 2015, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Asia-Pacific released a special series of country reports from across the region, exploring gender equity in the region’s media.

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 00:00

The state of female newsroom leadership 2014

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Just one of the 25 highest circulation newspapers in the world – India has seven on that list -- has a woman in the top editorial post. For this report on the state of female newsroom leadership, Nieman Reports interviewed more than 40 academics, media entrepreneurs, investors, publishers, executives, and current and former editors from more than two dozen organisations. 

Saturday, 11 October 2014 00:00

Media and gender: a scholarly agenda (2014)

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