Future of Media, Entertainment and Sport

Just 24% of news sources are women. Here’s why that's a problem

In 2015 that figure rose to just 24%

Sarah Macharia

Programme Manager, The World Association for Christian Communication (WACC)

Marcus Burke

Research Analyst, Media, Entertainment and Sport, World Economic Forum

Share:
Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Future of Media, Entertainment and Sport is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale
Stay up to date:

Future of Media, Entertainment and Sport

Have you read?
Gender inequality in the news 1995-2015
Table 1. GMMP 2015. Typology of news subjects and sources by sex
Typology of news subjects and sources by sex Image: GMMP, 2015
Figure 2: GMMP 2005-2015. Major topics (% space in the news as compared with women's representation)
Major topics (% space in the news as compared with women's representation) Image: GMMP, 2005-2015
Table 2. GMMP 2015. Ratio of women to men featured in the news by major news topic.
Ratio of women to men featured in the news by major news topic Image: GMMP, 2015
Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:
Future of Media, Entertainment and SportGender Inequality
Share:
Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

Davos 2023 day 2 – Radio Davos: the economy and climate

Robin Pomeroy

January 19, 2023

About Us
Events
Media
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2023 World Economic Forum