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Gender in Media

Beverly Bond Responds To #WhiteGirlsRock

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 12.11.2013 | Black Voices

In an exclusive on TheRoot.com, Beverly Bond offers her perspective on the #whitegirlsrock hashtag that launched on twitter with accusations of revers...

Starting A Conversation At NY Times About Women As News Sources

publiceditor.blogs.nytimes.com | Posted 09.18.2013 | Media

The illustration from a children's book, published in 1969, says it all about the role of women in newsrooms at that time. ...

Study Finds Serious Gender Disparity On NY Times Front Pages

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.16.2013 | Media

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, professor Alicia Shepard had students analyze the New York Times' front page for two months, revealing a substantial ...

The Vow I Made To My Daughter About Our World

Thea Goodman | Posted 05.18.2013 | Parents
Thea Goodman

I cannot make the world safe or perfect or even more evolved for her but I can tell the truth as I see it. As I turn out her light, I vow to do better, to turn off the noise.

White House Reporter Balances Working And Breastfeeding

news.yahoo.com | Posted 05.08.2013 | Media

When I imagined my journalism career, I never pictured myself standing shirtless in a unisex bathroom in the White House....

More Grim News For Women In Media

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 03.05.2013 | Media

An annual study of female bylines in various literary publications revealed that there has been little improvement in the amount of stories published ...

More Grim News For Women In Media

Posted 12.13.2012 | Media

There seems to be a major gender gap on lists rounding up the most notable deaths of the year. Mother Jones' Dana Liebelson examined lists from va...

More Grim News For Women In Media

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.16.2012 | Media

A new study released on Tuesday revealed that men dominate newspaper front pages in Britain. The study, conducted by Britain's Women in Journalism...

Study's Grim Finding About Campaign Coverage

Posted 08.27.2012 | Media

A new study from media trends research group 4th Estate found that newspaper articles about the 2012 presidential election were overwhelmingly written...

Egypt's Maria TV Caters To Fully Veiled Women

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 09.23.2012 | Media

CAIRO (AP) — The only visible female face in the Cairo-based studio of a new Islamic TV channel for women is that of a puppet. The human stars are a...

Women Who Closed Gender Gap In Media

Posted 07.09.2012 | Media

Forty years ago in July, Ms. debuted as a stand-alone magazine. Thanks to the efforts of Gloria Steinem, Suzanne Levine (a former editor of this magaz...

Geena Davis On The Film That Changed Her Life's Work

Nina Kotick | Posted 08.18.2012 | Fifty
Nina Kotick

"Thelma and Louise" changed my life really. Because of the reaction people had to the movie. When we were making it we had no idea it would be anything at all. It was a small budget film and hardly anyone had wanted to do it.

Men Dominate Media Discussions Of Women's Issues

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.05.2012 | Media

A recent study brings grim news for people hoping to see women more equally represented in the media. 4th Estate, a group that makes infographics a...

Men Still Dominating Bylines In Journalism

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.29.2012 | Media

A new study released on Tuesday revealed that men continue to dominate the majority of bylines on articles published in various types of news outlets....

Boys Will Hire Boys: The Media Is Male and Getting Maler

GOOD | By GOOD | Posted 04.17.2012 | Media

My first job in journalism was at a local newspaper staffed mostly by men. When many of them left for gigs elsewhere, I was told that hiring decisions...