The media

Modified on 2013/05/16 15:04 by Haoyi Chen — Categorized as: Chapter 2 - Power and decision-making

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? Number of journalists by sex Survey of companies in the media
Population censuses
Very large LFS (Labour Force Surveys)
Are women underrepresented among news editors and heads of departments in the media? Number of news editors by sex
Number of heads of departments in the media by sex
Survey of companies in the media
Do female and male political candidates receive equal share of presentation in the media? Broadcasting time or space in the printed media devoted to electoral candidates by sex of the candidate Media monitoring studies