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Report Hub: Media
Rewrite Her Story: How film and media stereotypes affect the lives and leadership ambition of girls and young women
"[M]edia representations of women’s leadership matter. While many factors discourage girls and young women from pursuing leadership positions, having women leaders as roles models in popular media, as well as in the community, inspires girls to aim high."
Thumbs Down 2019: Film critics and gender, and why it matters
"Thumbs Down is the most comprehensive and longest-running study of women’s representation and impact as film reviewers available. This report considers individuals working for print, broadcast, and online outlets during spring 2019."
Women in View on Screen 2019
This report is "Women in View’s fifth report on women in key creative roles in Canadian publicly-funded film and television."
Increasing Inclusion in Animation: Investigating opportunities, challenges, and the classroom to the C-Suite pipeline
"The purpose of the present study was to examine the ecosystem of animation for gender inclusion quantitatively and qualitatively."
Women’s Leadership Institute Australia 2019 Women for Media Report: "You can't be what you can't see"
“Women are missing, still missing. We are not missing from real life (…) we are missing from news stories and from feature stories, we are missing from photos (…) our voices are missing from opinion pieces and columns.”
WMC Investigation 2019: Gender and non-acting oscar nominations
"Industry-wide efforts to improve gender parity has had some impact, but not as much as anticipated, according to a Women’s Media Center analysis."
Inequality in 1,100 Popular Films: Examining Portrayals of Gender, Race/Ethnicity, LGBT & Disability from 2007 to 2017
"[T]he Annenberg Inclusion Initiative conducts the most comprehensive and intersectional investigation into inequality in popular films."
Inclusion in the Recording Studio? Gender and race/ethnicity of artists, songwriters & producers across 600 popular songs from 2012-2017
"This research report offers a thorough picture of the landscape of popular music when it comes to issues of inclusion. An industry with international reach and culture‐shaping products, the music business is a place where inclusion is imperative."
Inclusion in the Directors Chair? Gender, race & age of directors across 1,100 films from 2007-2017
“A total of 1,100 movies (1,223 directors) have been examined from 2007 to 2017. This year we added an additional gender analysis of the C‐suite, Board of Directors, and Executive Film Teams across seven major media companies.”
Inequality in 900 Popular Films: Examining portrayals of gender, race/ethnicity, LGBT, and disability from 2007-2016
"We examine every speaking or named character on screen for gender, race/ethnicity, LGBT, and disability across the 100 top fictional films as determined by U.S. box office from 2007 to 2016 (excluding 2011)"
News media and the Primary Prevention of Violence Against Women and their Children: Emerging evidence, insights and lessons
"The media features as a priority area in primary prevention because of its potential influence on public understanding of violence against women.”
Digital News Report: Australia 2017
This annual digital newsletter includes a special section on Gender and News (p.70-83). Authored by Jacqueline Maley, Michael Jensen, Virginia Haussegger and Pia Rowe.