International Conference of Women Media Leaders
Global Report on Status of Women in News Media Shows Men Hold Vast Majority of Management Jobs in Newsrooms Around the World
March 23, 2011--A groundbreaking “Global Report on the Status Women in the News Media” examining more than 500 companies in nearly 60 countries shows that men occupy the vast majority of the management jobs and news-gathering positions in most nations included in this study. The International Women’s Media Foundation commissioned the study to closely examine gender equity in the news media around the world. The full report will be unveiled at the International Women Media Leader’s Conference on Wednesday, March 23, at 9 a.m. at George Washington University’s Jack Morton Auditorium in Washington.
First Comprehensive Global Report on Status of Women to be Unveiled at International Conference
March 2, 2011--An extraordinary gathering of top women media executives from around the world will tackle tough gender issues still confronting news organizations at an international conference in Washington, D.C., March 22-25, 2011. At the same time, a path-breaking global report on the status of women will be unveiled, examining research data from 500 broadcast and print companies in 60 countries. The International Women’s Media Foundation commissioned the two-year study – the first comprehensive look at challenges facing women in the news media. Read more.
World Women Media Leaders to Examine Equality in News Operations
International Conference of Women Media Leaders to Examine Gender Barriers in News Business March 22-25
March 1, 2011--Powerful women media executives overseeing some of the world’s biggest news organizations are gathering in Washington, D.C., March 22-25, 2011, to examine the status of women in the media. By the time they leave the International Conference of Women Media Leaders, nearly 80 delegates will have signed off on a plan to level the playing field in newsrooms around the globe. The International Women’s Media Foundation and George Washington University’s Global Media Institute are partnering on the conference. Read More.
February 1, 2011--Shining the spotlight on women in the news business, the International Women’s Media Foundation and The George Washington University Global Media Institute are partnering on a groundbreaking conference March 22-25, 2011, bringing together top women media executives from around the world to discuss remaining gender barriers and craft a plan for the future. Read more.