Women in the Media: Progress and Challenges- Clearinghouse on Women's Issues

  • Alliance for Justice, DC HQ 11 Dupont Circle Northwest Washington, DC, 20036 United States

In the Clearinghouse on Women’s Issues (CWI) continuing focus on the equality status of women in the workforce, we will have the opportunity to hear the voices of women active in the various media, including newspapers, digital organizations, and broadcast TV.  Each Presenter will be asked to discuss two aspects of progress.  1. Increases in women’s representation and roles in aspects of the media industry where they have worked and 2. How they and their colleagues have used their influence to increase public understanding of women’s issues in ways that advance gender equality in society. For background see The Status of Women in the US Media 2017 http://wmc.3cdn.net/10c550d19ef9f3688f_mlbres2jd.pdf from the Women’s Media Center.

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