Global media monitoring report on gender to be launched 14 July
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Global media monitoring report on gender to be launched 14 July

MEDIA ADVISORY

Results of the sixth and largest study on the portrayal and representation of women in the world’s news media will be released online on 14 July 2021 9 am (New York EST), 3pm (Brussels CET)

Please register through this link to attend the press briefing: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zENQlwTZRDiorJA1P_yf3A

The report and accompanying material will be available on the day of the launch at https://whomakesthenews.org/gmmp-2020-final-reports/

The Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) is the largest research and advocacy initiative in the world on gender equality in news and journalism.

The sixth GMMP report includes data from 116 country teams and covers 30,172 stories published in newspapers, broadcast on radio and television, and disseminated on news websites and via news media tweets. It presents a gender analysis on what, if any, has changed in the presence, representation and voice of the subjects and sources in the news since the first GMMP was conducted in 1995.

The report includes data and analysis on gender representation in Covid-related news stories, and for the first time, the roles of Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, racialized groups, and the elderly in the news.

The GMMP is coordinated by WACC, a global NGO that promotes communication rights for social justice. The GMMP is a collaborative effort of various women’s rights organizations, grassroots groups, media associations, faith-based / interfaith organizations, university students and researchers around the world. UN Women, the lead United Nations entity on gender equality, has supported GMMP thrice consecutively since 2010.

This launch is co-organized by WACC and Free Press Unlimited.

For more information, for an advanced copy of the report, and for interview requests, contact: Sara Speicher, WACC Deputy General Secretary, at ss@waccglobal.org

 

 

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