“When there are no ceilings, the sky is the limit”, Hillary Rodham Clinton commented in her speech to accept the Democratic Party nomination for President of the United States of America. This was the first time in U.S. history that a major political party had nominated a woman. While the ceiling may have cracked for women’s ascent to the highest political office, news coverage of this iconic event in American history offers lessons on media sexism - how it rears its head, the excuses media make and the power audiences have to challenge it.
A reflection for World Press Freedom Day 2016 drawing insights from the Global Media Monitoring Project 1995-2015 findings.
Decisive, coordinated action is need to combat persistent sexism in the media -- in the portrayal of women in news and popular culture, among the ranks of journalists and in the executive suites of media companies, according to a panel of experts at the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women meeting in New York.
Date: 18 March 2016. Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Venue: Conference Room 11 - GA Building.…
To mark International Women's Day, the World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) calls for action to end news media sexism by 2020.
Censored gender, a research report by Article 19 Asia Programme on "Women's right to freedom of expression and information in Myanmar".
Preliminary results from the Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) 2015 reveal an increase of just 1% from five years ago when only 24% of the people heard or read about in print, radio and television news were female.
Resultados de un proyecto de investigación realizado en el departamento de La Paz a 12 medios de comunicación en lo que hace a la visibilización y presencia y voces de las mujeres aymaras en medios de comunicación, para generar incidencia pública tanto con comunicadores, como con autoridades públicas comunicacionales.
A CALL TO ACTION The month of May 2015 is dedicated to "Women and the Media" as a part of the…