Women in journalism

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TV’s female pundits are out in force – but not for the big England matches
While big ticket clashes continue to elude them, the Qatar World Cup has still seen historic progress for women in football

Alexandra Topping

04, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘Culture of exclusion’ keeps women of colour from top media jobs, report reveals
Analysis of media organisations and news stories shows underrepresentation across editorial leadership and coverage

Lizzy Davies

30, Nov, 2022 @6:15 AM

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‘Closely connected to our readership’: the female-led bush media that’s a hit in the city
Women in the country have been spearheading the kind of media they want to see – and people in the cities are on board, too

Lisa Cugnetto

12, Nov, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Senior female BBC employees say corporation ‘ignored’ harassment by DJ
Four women say BBC failed to act until high-profile man became Alex Belfield target, and still refuses independent inquiry

Helen Pidd North of England editor

12, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Female journalist told skirt too short when reporting on Alabama execution
One journalist reporting on the lethal injection was told her skirt was too short and another said she had a full-body inspection

Ed Pilkington in New York

01, Aug, 2022 @1:47 PM

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Female sports reporters rail against sexism at Scottish newspapers
Exclusive: campaign to tackle inequality launched after uproar over misogynist jokes at industry awards

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

10, May, 2022 @11:59 AM

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Scottish football writers’ body sorry as ‘next-level’ sexist jokes prompt walk-out
The co-chair of Women In Journalism Scotland, Gabriella Bennett, said she was ‘sickened’ by an after-dinner speaker’s material, which prompted attendees including broadcaster Eilidh Barbour to walk out

Suzanne Wrack

09, May, 2022 @11:58 AM

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All-female newsroom launched in Somalia to widen media’s scope
The pioneering Bilan project, funded by UN, will report on gender-based violence, women in politics and female entrepreneurs

Isabel Choat

11, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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We are risking our lives to expose Russia’s atrocities. The world must do more than just watch | Katerina Sergatskova
One Ukraine journalist tells why she and her colleagues across the country are determined to bear witness to unfolding horrors

Katerina Sergatskova

08, Apr, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Sinéad Gleeson and Kim Gordon in conversation: ‘The best music books are about grief, politics, family, loss’
The Irish author and the former Sonic Youth bassist have co-edited an eclectic collection of women’s writing about music that includes Anne Enright and Rachel Kushner

Jude Rogers

27, Mar, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Whistleblowers call out Channel 4 News over ‘gagging orders’
Campaign mounts against non-disclosure agreements to ‘silence’ female staff at the UK public-service broadcaster

Mark Townsend

26, Feb, 2022 @2:25 PM

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‘She stood in silence, remembering’: photographing Gaza under airstrikes
Fatima Shbair’s photo of a girl in her ruined home is an indelible image of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict’s resurgence in May

Sarah Johnson

29, Dec, 2021 @3:00 PM

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