Women and Journalism: International Perspectives

Winter 2001: Women and Journalism Introduction

By Women and Journalism: International Perspectives December 15, 2001

In an excerpt Niemen Reports published from a book about gender and journalism, Margaret Gallagher wrote in 2001: “Wherever one looks in the world, women still have relatively little decision-making power either inside the media organizations themselves, or in the political and economic institutions with which these organizations must interface.” From Europe to Africa, Indonesia to India, from Arab countries to South America, women journalists share stories from the newsroom and describe how news coverage changes when women are among the decision-makers. Read more