Women Still Underrepresented in U.S. Media, Annual Report Shows PDF Print

wmcPublished: 21 February 2012

Region: USA

By Summer Harlow

The U.S. media industry still is dominated by men, according to a new study released by the Women’s Media Center. While 73.5 percent of journalism and mass communications graduates in 2011 were women, the proportion of women working in media continues to decline, explained MediaBistro.

The 2012 Report on the Status of Women in U.S. Media showed some good news -- women occupied 40.5 percent of newspaper jobs in 2011, compared with 36.6 percent in 2010 -- but "by almost every other measure, media remains overwhelmingly male, and it's getting maler," reported GOOD.

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