Missing: Half the Story - Journalism as if Gender Matters

Missing Half the Story Journalism as if Gender Matters Toilets trees and gender Can there be a connection Is there a gender angle to a business story Is gender in politics only about how many women get elected Is osteoporosis a women s disease Why do wo

  • Title: Missing: Half the Story - Journalism as if Gender Matters
  • Author: Kalpana Sharma
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 179
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Toilets, trees, and gender Can there be a connection Is there a gender angle to a business story Is gender in politics only about how many women get elected Is osteoporosis a women s disease Why do women die in natural disasters These are not the questions journalists usually ask when they set out to do their jobs Yet, by not asking, are they missing out on somToilets, trees, and gender Can there be a connection Is there a gender angle to a business story Is gender in politics only about how many women get elected Is osteoporosis a women s disease Why do women die in natural disasters These are not the questions journalists usually ask when they set out to do their jobs Yet, by not asking, are they missing out on something, perhaps half the story Written by journalists for an increasingly media savvy public and fellow journalists, this book raises the intriguing questions that too frequently go unasked Through examples from the media, and from their own experience, the contributors explain the concept of gender sensitive journalism and look at a series of subjects that journalists cover sexual assault, the environment, community development, business, politics, health, disasters, armed conflict and set out a simple way of integrating a gendered lens into day to day journalism.

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