Apply Now For Women in News Leadership Accelerator In Vietnam

2021-10-27. This intensive three-month-long career and leadership programme is open to women journalists and editors working in Vietnam.

Digital ABC: The Ultimate Playbook In Tackling Media Disruption

2021-10-27. Early this month, the WAN-IFRA’s Women In News programme launched the second module of its unique training course, Digital ABC. This essential three-module guide is aimed at helping media managers and journalists confront the disruption in traditional media, and build and operationalise strategies to manage the transition to digital.

The news industry needs to do more to make women feel supported, believed and safe

2021-10-22. There are many ways to support journalists who suffer harassment and gendered abuse while doing their jobs. Hannah Storm offers some suggestions.

IACHR finds Colombia responsible in Jineth Bedoya case

2021-10-19. The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) has ruled the Colombian state responsible for the abduction, rape, and torture of journalist Jineth Bedoya Lima in 2000, ordering the Colombian government to investigate, prosecute and punish those responsible

Golden Pen of Freedom laureates Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov awarded Nobel Peace Prize

2021-10-08. “Free, independent and fact-based journalism serves to protect against abuse of power, lies and war propaganda. Without freedom of expression and freedom of the press, it will be difficult to successfully promote fraternity between nations, disarmament and a better world order to succeed in our time.” Nobel committee chair, Berit Reiss-Andersen.

WAN-IFRA Women in News Expands In Southeast Asia With Launch In The Philippines

2021-09-06. WAN-IFRA’s Women in News (WIN) programme announces its expansion in Southeast Asia. The programme brings its one-of-a-kind career training for women journalists and editors to the Philippines, following successful launches of the Leadership Accelerator in Vietnam and Myanmar last year.

Not just gender: Findings from BBC’s 50:50 Project on ethnicity, disability inclusion

2021-07-30. The BBC 50:50 Equality Project uses data-driven methodology to monitor content and fundamentally shift the representation of women within the media industry and in news coverage.

New research shows extent of sexual harassment in African Media

2021-07-06. One in two women has suffered sexual harassment in the workplace in Africa. One in two. Allow that to sink in – and then consider that only 30 per cent of these cases are reported.

The 7.4% Challenge – tips for addressing the gender imbalance in German local media and beyond

2021-07-02. It’s hard to sugar coat this fact: in a 2019 survey of 108 editors-in-chief in German regional media, only 8 were women, or to put it another way, 7.4%. A session at the recent Newsroom Summit delved into this issue.

Switzerland’s Ringier uses AI for gender-equal reportage

2021-06-28. Media houses throughout the world are finding they are not representing enough diverse voices in their content coverage and in newsrooms. A whopping 82 percent of the global media coverage is about men, according to the Global Media Monitoring Project.