Bridging the Gender Gap: Women in Media
For media to be most effective in serving their communities, the range of broadcasters, print and online platforms must reflect the diversity and range of opinions of their audiences. Diversity in media is a larger topic, and today we will be focusing on gender and media, more specifically on the underrepresentation of women in media. As of today, gender inequality in media is still prevalent and Around the world, women are far less likely than men to be seen in the media. The underrepresentation of women has crossed over from traditional media into the digital news world as well, and has some significant consequence that we will be discussing.