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Göteborgs universitet.

GMMP2020 and why gender & media research is important – a podcast with me

The Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) is a worldwide media monitoring, research and advocacy project that takes ever five years produce a snapshot of the gender equality status in the news media around the world. Helsinki university is [...]

The book and dataset is out!

 I am proud and happy to share the good news that the book and dataset from our project Comparing Gender and Media Across the Globe is out! And it is all open access. For the last couple of years we have been working on compiling, [...]

In a time of cancellations

As you might have understood, the seminar in conjunction with CSW64 in March was cancelled since the whole event was cancelled.It is quite difficult to grasp all the effects of Covid-19, but clearly the Beijing+25 evaluations and the [...]

Gender and media equality – save the date: March 12 at NGO CSW64

I am happy to announce that the University of Gothenburg will have a parallel event at the NGO Forum Parallel event at the United Nations 64th Commission on the Status of Women on March 12.It concerns Area J of the UN Beijing Platform for [...]

The EU Mutual Learning Programme in Gender Equality – Women and the Media

For the first time Women and the Media was in focus on a seminar organized by the EU Mutual  Learning Programme  in Gender Equality. The meeting was held  in Paris on 12-13 November 2018. It examined good practices from France on [...]

Media is a male business

Last week Nordicom published a fact sheet that was quite revealing. The 100 largest media corporations are so lagging behind when it comes to gender equality on the top levels. Thirty corporations have no women whatsoever in their top [...]

gendermaria 2018-02-10 23:35:00

Gendered ageism in the media buzzI am proud and happy to promote my last scientific publication:Visibility patterns of gendered ageism in the media buzz: a study of the representation of gender and age over three decades. The article is a result [...]

Comparing Gender and Media Equality Across the Globe

What if we could compile global, comparable sex-disaggregated data on the news media and make it into an open database?That is exactly what we are working on in a research project at the University of Gothenburg.Thanks to the Swedish Research [...]

Making Change. Nordic Examples of Working Towards Gender Equality in the Media

 How can the media industry promote gender equality? What difference can activists make? How can research contribute to developing and sharing knowledge? These issues are in focus in the project Nordic Gender &Media [...]

Read my expert comments …

When EIGE, the European Institute for Gender Equality, worked on their report   Advancing gender equality in decision-making in media organisations they asked me about why it is important to get women involved in media-related [...]