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Informed Opinions

New tool tracks gender representation in Canadian news sources
3 years ago

New tool tracks gender representation in Canadian news sources

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Women are quoted one-third as often as men in Canadian news stories, says a resource centre dedicated to closing the gap, as it unveils a new project to monitor the discrepancy. Informed Opinions, a project under Media Action – a…
Tracking the gender gap in Canadian media
3 years ago

Tracking the gender gap in Canadian media

Maite Taboada, Simon Fraser University and Fatemeh Torabi Asr, Simon Fraser University “I believe that all voices are equal and deserving of equal respect.” That’s what Siri responds when asked if she is a feminist. We share Siri’s…
In praise of academic media sluts – a new year’s resolution
3 years ago

In praise of academic media sluts – a new year’s resolution

Are you a media whore? Or do you worry you might be labeled one by your colleagues – if not to your face, then behind your back? In the process of delivering hundreds of media engagement workshops, I’ve heard dozens…
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