May 11 2013

Women in Journalism – diversity and stereotypes (panel video)

Screen shot 2013-05-11 at 11.54.26What happens to journalism when there are more women involved? It should create much more badly needed diversity. Yet, the pressure to conform to certain stereotypes means that the creative impact may not be as great as it should be.

You can watch me talking about this (from 15’45″) in this video from a session at the Perugia Journalism Festival which had more substantial contributions from Emily Bell (ex Guardian now Columbia University) and Lauren Wolfe, creator of the Women Under Siege project, all chaired by the real expert, the Guardian’s Jane Martinson.

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