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Despite High Numbers in Journalism Schools, Women Underrepresented in Newsrooms
While women make up two-thirds of journalism graduates, newsrooms are still primarily male-dominated workplaces. Reports indicate that women make up only one-third of the media industry. It is unknown whether this is caused by women choosing other careers or a preference for men in those in hiring positions. This is in contrast to other industries, where the number of men and women employed are moving closer toward equality. How does a lack of women in the media affect reporting about issues that are important to women? Read the full article here. See ME10, Part 1, News, Case 16.