International

The state of female newsroom leadership

Just one of the 25 highest circulation newspapers in the world – India has seven on that list -- has a woman in the top editorial post, at China's Guangzhou Daily 

For this Nieman Report, Where are the women?, on the state of female newsroom leadership, Anna Griffin looked at research papers on gender in journalism leadership and interviewed more than 40 academics, media entrepreneurs, investors, publishers, executives, and current and former editors from more than two dozen organisations. They tell her why the media needs more women leaders and what needs to be done.

 

Where are the women? Why we need more female newsroom leaders September 2014