Media Development 2013/4 Building alliances for gender and media Gender stereotypes are one of…By: StaffPosted: November 28, 2013 (0) Comments (0) Like
Bosnia and Herzegovina is a nation that still maintains dominant stereotypes about women stemming from its patriarchal tradition. Women are generally perceived as inferior to men and often viewed only as sex symbols. This kind of misrepresentation of women is amply demonstrated in the country’s media.
The Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) has been a mechanism for transforming the media over the past 19 years and an anchor for gender reporting in many media houses. This article looks at its influence in some of the patterns and changes we see in the media today, especially in the coverage of new voices, the role of citizen journalism and how minorities engage the media.
At the end of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) process, which culminated in two international gatherings at Geneva (2003) and Tunis (2005), Annabelle Sreberny lamented “the tension between WSIS and the ‘real world’ politics of gender where the ongoing lack of gender balance in the political sphere, in media-decision-making, in business and academe around the world challenges the rhetorical gesture toward gender-mainstreaming” (Sreberny, 2005: 24).
Cada cinco años desde el 1995, centenares de personas a través del planeta nos hemos…By: Maximiliano Dueñas GuzmánPosted: November 17, 2013 (0) Comments (0) Like
Los y las periodistas tienen la posibilidad y la responsabilidad, desde su tarea cotidiana, de contribuir a la modificación de estereotipos e imágenes negativas, mutando a construcciones que permitan ver a todas las personas como ciudadanas con iguales derechos y como protagonistas sociales valiosas y relevantes en el desarrollo de las sociedades.By: Claudia FlorentínPosted: November 17, 2013 (0) Like
Media monitors at work in Senegal. Photo: FAMEDEV Communication is a key factor in…By: Amie JoofPosted: November 17, 2013 (0) Comments (0) Like
“Media pluralism is the key that unlocks the door of freedom of information and freedom of speech.” – Miklós Haraszti.1By: Ammu JosephPosted: November 16, 2013 (0) Comments (0) Like