October 3, 2018 •
Comment, Ethics and Quality •
by Zuzanna Ziomecka
By now most of us have heard that women’s perspectives are globally underrepresented in newsrooms. But do we have any idea what would happen if the opposite were true? Actually, at Newsmavens we do, writes Zuzanna Ziomecka.
November 15, 2017 •
Ethics and Quality, Recent, Research •
by Karen Ross and Claudia Padovani
Most studies examining the awkward relationship between women and news media over the past 50 years have found that women are routinely under-represented in terms of both content and decision-making. The endurance of these inequalities...
June 3, 2016 •
Ethics and Quality, Recent •
by Nadia Bellardi
Over the last year, refugees struggling to reach European beaches have been newsworthy. They are often met by reporters and photographers who crowd around survivors, taking pictures and quotes. Yet the media interest is fleeting. After...
May 22, 2015 •
Media and Politics, Recent •
by Emily Harmer
Just as formal political institutions and activities are dominated by men, so too is the news coverage those institutions attract. The recent UK General Election was no different, just 15.2% of all politicians featured in the media...