Global Research Project on Women in the News Media

August 13, 2008 – The International Women’s Media Foundation is launching a research project to examine the news media industry structure worldwide from a gender perspective. The project, called the Global Report on the Status of Women in the News Media, will document the levels of involvement by women in the news media at professional, decision-making and governance levels.

“Women journalists’ full participation in the news media furthers freedom of the press,” said Jane Ransom, the IWMF’s executive director. “We want to be aware of gaps in women’s leadership so that we can continue to create opportunities for women to participate more fully in the news media worldwide.” Continue reading