The media

Modified on 2015/05/22 08:39 by Sean Zheng — Categorized as: Chapter 2 - Power and decision-making

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From gender issues to gender statistics on power and decision-making in the media: illustrative examples

Policy-relevant questions Data needed Sources of data
Are women underrepresented among journalists? Journalists by sex. Surveys of companies in the media.
Population censuses.
Very large labour force surveys.
Are women underrepresented among news editors and heads of departments in the media? News editors by sex.
Heads of department in the media by sex.
Surveys of companies in the media.
Do female and male political candidates receive an equal share of presentation in the media? Broadcasting time or space in the print media devoted to electoral candidates by sex of the candidate. Media monitoring studies.