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Göteborgs universitet.

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 [...]

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 [...]