Author: Maria Edström Page 1 of 3

Doktor i medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap vid Göteborgs universitet.

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 [...]

Time to Step Up

On the global debate about gender equality in the media there is often a demand for regional discussions. I am privileged to be part of such a project, Nordic Gender & Media Forum, organized by Nordicom at the University of Gothenburg.During [...]

Here is the book!

We are many happy co-authors that just recieved this book in the post. It feels so good.Standing ovations to Carolyn M Byerly for the work that she has done as an editor.My engagement in this project started in Johannesburg already in 2008, at [...]

gendermaria 2013-08-09 07:14:00

Gender & media panel at Nordmedia 2013Every second year there is a Nordic media researchers conference; Nordmedia. This year it takes place in Oslo, Norway Aug 8-10. We are having a panel, The Uncomfortable Gender Gap in The Nordic News [...]

IAMCR 2013 Dublin

Women Journalists  and Media structures in Time of Crisis. That is the name of the Panel in the Gender & Communication section on Friday, 16 pm, at  the IAMCR conference. There will be a fantastic group of researchers [...]