Women's Issues/Media

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Anderson, Doris: Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
Article
Canadian author, journalist and women's rights activist. (1921-2007).
Anderson, Doris: Connexipedia: Article in Library and Archives Canada
Article
Canadian author, journalist and women's rights activist. (1921-2007).
Frequently Asked Questions about Sources
Article
SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, authors and researchers with the sources they need for their work. SOURCES spotlights organizations, institutions, government agencies, c...
Helping you reach the media: How Sources can help you get more and better media coverage
Article
Media coverage is the most valuable kind of publicity there is because it is based on the news value or information value of what you do or say, and is therefore far more credible than paid publicity ...
Media Think
Winter, James
Book
2000
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
The No-Nonsense Guide to Global Media
Steven, Peter
Book
2004
Peter Steven aims to make readers realize the power and influence of dominant media but, at the same time, also understand that they are not "omnipotent" and that there are alternative forms available...
Why is India so bad for women?
Pidd, Helen
Article
2012
Of all the G20 nations, India has been labelled the worst place to be a woman. How is this possible in a country that prides itself on being the world's largest democracy?
Women Against Censorship
Burstyn, Varda
Book
1985
Essays which argue that women have nothing to gain by allying themselves with anti-feminist forces and mainstream politicians. The contributors say that censorhip will be used against feminists who se...
Women Are Not Wallpaper: Miren Gutierrez and Oriana Boselli interview filmmaker Erik Gandini
Article
2009
Something new is appearing on the Italian screen. About time, some may say.

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Media Names & Numbers
Published by Sources, Media Names & Numbers is a comprehensive Canadian media directory including television and radio networks, stations, digital and specialty broadcasters, programs, cable TV; daily, weekly, and community...

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African Journalists leaders summit outlines strategies to roll back impunity and defend journalists' rights
Sources News Release
2009
Leaders of the Federation of African Journalists have condemned at their biannual meeting in Djibouti on June 23rd, the unsafe and precarious working conditions of journalists in Africa.
The casual sexism of being a female journalist
Ward, Rachel
2015
One or two prejudicial remarks might not mean much but add several hundred together and it can weigh down your confidence. Women in journalism can attest to this fact.
Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom, Brussels Declaration
Sources News Release
2009
Brussels Declaraton on Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom.
Getting your story into the media
Stories are the heart and soul of the media. Journalism is about telling stories, and good stories require sources # human contacts, the people who provide informed comment and expertise, the people w...
IFEX members call for protection for women journalists and activists to mark day against violence
Sources News Release
2009
40 IFEX members are marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women today, 25 November, with a joint call for action.
IFJ Condemns Strip Humiliation of Women Journalists in Sierra Leone
Sources News Release
2009
The International Federation of Journalists strongly condemns the humiliating and degrading treatment suffered by four women journalists who were stripped naked in public in Sierra Leone while coverin...
IFJ Conference: Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom
Sources News Release
2009
What is women's representation in the news management? How do women journalists make their way in today's media changes? What role can journalists unions play in promoting gender equality? How can med...
IFJ, UNESCO and UNWomen release report on women journalists across the Asia Pacific
Sources News Release
2015
Today, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), UNESCO and UNWomen, released Inside the News: Challenges and Aspirations for Women Journalists in Asia and the Pacific. The report documents t...
Launch of Middle East Gender Study Marks International Women's Day
Sources News Release
2010
Women journalists representing 15 journalists# unions of the International Federation of Journalists from across the Arab World and Middle East gathered in Al Manama-Bahrain to mark International Wome...
Media Still Struggling to Break Gender Barriers in Cambodia
Corporal, Lynette Lee
2009
Cambodia's media organisations are a 'battleground' for old ways and new approaches when it comes to gender.
SAMSN 2014: Impunity, Gender and Digital Safety key focus areas for South Asia
Sources News Release
2014
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN), a network of IFJ affiliates and partners in the region, in its commitment to work towards ending th...
Sources gives you powerful tools to help you stand out from the crowd
An overview of how you can use SOURCES to amplify your message. SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, writers, producers and researchers with the sources they need for their ...
Threatening email orders Bangladeshi media to fire women
Sources News Release
2015
Reporters Without Borders condemns the threats against news media and bloggers contained in a email that was sent to a score of Bangladeshi print and broadcast media outlets on 19 October, and calls o...
Ugandan TV Personality Sacked After Her Nude Photos Appear Online
2015
On May 21 Anita Kyarimpa, popularly known as Anita Fabiola, the host of a reality dating TV show Be My Date on Nation Media's TV channel NTV Uganda, had nude photos leaked onto social media. Subsequen...
Winners of Courage in Journalism Awards Announced
Sources News Release
2009
Iryna Khalip of Belarus, Agnes Taile of Cameroon and Jila Baniyaghoob of Iran win Courage in Journalism Awards from the International Womenâ##s Media Foundation. Amira Hass of Israel is Lifetime Achie...

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Index/Directory of Women's Media
Allen, Martha Leslie (ed)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1986