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Gender Equality and the Media: A Challenge for Europe by Karen Ross,Claudia Padovani

By Karen Ross,Claudia Padovani

This edited assortment attracts on and expands the findings from a pan-European learn venture undertaken in the course of 2012-13 which was once funded through the ecu Institute for Gender Equality and aimed to discover 3 key matters in terms of gender and media: women’s inclusion in decision-making positions inside of media industries; how girls are represented within the media; and what rules and mechanisms are in position to aid women’s profession improvement and advertise gender equality. The study checked out ninety nine significant media agencies around the european together with private and non-private area broadcasters (TV and radio) in addition to a few significant newspaper teams. Researchers additionally monitored television programmes (factual in basic terms yet together with leisure genres) throughout one week and coded 1200 hours of television. as well as elaborating the consequences from sixteen of the partaking international locations, the gathering contains a set of context-setting essays and a summarizing end in addition to a mirrored image at the goal and application of gender symptoms. it's the first significant paintings to appear around the eu media panorama and discover either employment and illustration, offering a special glimpse into the modern media scene in terms of gender equality, together with examples of fine and no more stable practice.

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