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“The media is in a state of great disruption, but despite all the change, one thing remains the same: fewer women report the news than men.”
The bright side (?): Women don’t seem to face a higher credibility penalty from a mean comment than men do.
Journalist’s Resource sifts through the academic journals so you don’t have to. Here’s their latest roundup, including research into Twitter echo chambers, harassment of female journalists, and the presence (or absence) of anecdotes in data journalism.
While more women are taking on leadership roles in radio and TV, fewer people of color are working in radio and TV is nowhere near representative.
“We are done pandering to the egos of change-resistant influential men in the hope that our gentle lead will eventually encourage them to join us on a meander toward gender equality in the news business.”
Across 11 countries studied, 41 percent of bylines were male, 23 percent female.
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