Gender Inclusion in Media: A Selection of Insightful Reports
Want to dig deeper for good data and stories about popular culture through the gender lens? Here’s a selection of reports that will get you started.
As Seen in the News: Women & Pop Culture
A look at how much the news covers popular culture, and what place is given to women in these spaces.
Why We Should Be Paying Closer Attention to Pop Culture
A conversation with British researcher Nathalie Weidhase on gender in popular culture and media, and what role journalism plays in how women see themselves.
Pamela Morinière on the IFJ’s Response to Sexism in Political News
The International Federation of Journalists’ gender expert tells us about the specifics of their new project “Rewriting the story: Gender, media and politics,” what sexist question a famous German politician was asked that shocked her the most, and how she sees the future of gender equality in the news.
Ed Yong on Fixing the Gender Imbalance in News Stories... and Journalism
The award-winning science journalist and author tells about the steps he’s taken to make his stories more inclusive, and how that fundamentally changed his reporting over the past eight years. He also shares some of what he has learned telling the stories of women amid the Covid-19 pandemic.