USA: Byline report: Who writes the news online?

  on January 21, 2014

The Gender Report: A closer look at gender and online news

Posted by Jasmine Linabary ? January 18, 2013

"Research has long demonstrated a gender gap in who writes and produces the news, but less is known about how and if that gap has materialized online. The goal of our Byline Report project has been to take a look at how this plays out at online-only news websites.

This six-month project examined the gender breakdown of bylines at six online news websites weekly based on the sites’ RSS feeds".


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Setting global standards to which governments and the media can be held accountable
Bringing coherence to and greater understanding of civil society initiatives on gender, women and media
Raising the profile of work on 'women and media' as important for addressing gender inequalities in women's lived experiences.

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