A “wake-up call” for more balanced representation of women in media

When it comes to women’s representation in the media, the news is grim, according to a UN-backed study.

It reveals that although women make up half the population, they comprise less than one-quarter of people heard, seen or read about in newspaper, television and radio news.

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5000 journalists expected at UN for annual meeting

As global leaders gather for the world’s most prolific annual international meeting at the UN in New York, media from all corners of the planet are deciding how best to cover the event.

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World entering era of “war of information”

The world is entering a new era typified by a “war of information” mounted by terrorist groups, the UN Security Council has heard.

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