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Women and leadership in the news media 2021: evidence from 12 markets

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In this Reuters Institute factsheet, we analyse the gender breakdown of top editors in a strategic sample of 240 major online and offline news outlets in twelve different markets across five continents. Building off work started in 2020, we find in 2021 that only 22% of the 181 top editors across the 240 brands covered are women. In 2020, this percentage was 23% across the 200 brands covered. We find that men make up the majority of top editors eleven out of twelve markets and that while ther...

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Published
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Reviewed (other)

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9461-8132
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Sub department:
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
Series:
Reuters Institute Factsheets
Place of publication:
Oxford
Publication date:
2021-03-08
Language:
English
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1168119
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pubs:1168119
Deposit date:
2021-03-16

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