Author: Maria Edström Page 2 of 3

Doktor i medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap vid Göteborgs universitet.

gendermaria 2013-04-07 17:51:00

Panel at the ICA Conference in LondonWe are very fortunate. In June, some of the contributors to the Palgrave International Handbook on Women and Journalism ( see earlier blogpost) will be able analyze the current situation for female [...]

gendermaria 2013-03-18 16:40:00

The Palgrave International Handbook on Women and Journalism on its way! Carolyn M. Byerly who was the principal investigator of the IWMF study is also the editor of a volume from Palgrave Macmillan  where scholars from all over the [...]

gendermaria 2013-03-18 16:19:00

Nordic PerspectivesTime for some updates. Since the Zagreb conference on Women and Media the fabulus Viktorija Car edited a great volume of Media Studies/Medijske studije where all the keynote speakers contributed. It is all open [...]

Cross discussions in Zagreb

Today at the Women and Media Conference and Round Table in Zagreb the topic will be both national and international trends when it comes to women's (mis)representations in the media. Both the IWMF-study and the GMMP-study will be up for [...]

Zagorka- A Croatian pioneer

Ever heard of Marija Juric Zagorka? I hadn't until today.

She was the first female journalist of the South Eastern Europe, well known for her novels but not so much for her feminist work.

When she died in 1957 she had been both [...]

Swedish editors – Start signing!

News media leaders all over the world are signing the IWMF Declaration of Principles on Equity in the News Media. Still waiting for the first Swedish editor to sign.We did an open call for it on May 7th in Stockholm, maybe it is time for a [...]

The discussion continues – in Croatia

Both the IMWF Report and the GMMP Report will be up for discussion on the Conference and Roundtable on 'Women in Media' in Zagreb, May 26, 2011.The conference is held by the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Political Science, Study of Journalism [...]

gendermaria 2011-04-05 09:25:00

The full Speech of Melanne Verveer, Ambassor at large for Women's Issues, from the IWMF conference Womens Stories Unfettered can be found here. See also my former blog post " There is nothing that is not about us"Qoute from the speech:

"I know [...]

IWMF conference in Swedish

I wrote two articles för the Swedish newspaper Feminist Perspective about the IWMF conference and the study. About the study: the conference, with [...]

gendermaria 2011-03-31 09:23:00

Norwegian media are surprised by the difference between Norway and Sweden in the Global Report on the Status of Women in the News Media. Norway only has 35 per cent women on middle management in the news rooms compared to 49 per cent in Sweden. [...]