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Women journalists and the glass ceiling
5 years ago

Women journalists and the glass ceiling

Newsrooms are more – but not fully – equal.
When women journalists turn off their microphones
5 years ago

When women journalists turn off their microphones

Nearly 65 per cent of women journalists in the world have experienced some form of intimidation, threats, or abuse in relation to their work.
Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of FHITP slur
5 years ago

Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of FHITP slur

By  •  News, Law, Labour
JOHN’S, N.L. — A Newfoundland politician is hoping to change provincial harassment laws following the acquittal of a man who hurled sexual obscenities at a female TV reporter in St. John’s. Cathy Bennett says laws on workplace sexual harassment are…
New database seeks to amplify women’s voices in the news media
5 years ago

New database seeks to amplify women’s voices in the news media

This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign By Michael Ott “We couldn’t find any expert women,” cannot be an excuse. That’s the mantra of a new website dedicated to amplifying women’s voices in Canadian news media. Expertwomen.ca seeks…
Toronto Star Public Editor: We need to stand together to fight ugly online abuse
6 years ago

Toronto Star Public Editor: We need to stand together to fight ugly online abuse

By Kathy English for the Toronto Star What if all the women who have faced bullying and harassment in online spaces stood together and decided we will not take it any more? What if all the women — and men…
Live Blog: Harassment of Women in Media
6 years ago

Live Blog: Harassment of Women in Media

It is not just Internet trolls. These days, it is often not safe for women to speak up anywhere – online, on air and in print.

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