By Karen Ross,Claudia Padovani

This edited assortment attracts on and expands the findings from a pan-European study venture undertaken in the course of 2012-13 which used to be funded through the eu Institute for Gender Equality and aimed to discover 3 key concerns when it comes to gender and media: women’s inclusion in decision-making positions inside of media industries; how ladies are represented within the media; and what guidelines and mechanisms are in position to aid women’s profession improvement and advertise gender equality. The study checked out ninety nine significant media corporations around the ecu together with private and non-private area broadcasters (TV and radio) in addition to a couple of significant newspaper teams. Researchers additionally monitored television programmes (factual purely yet together with leisure genres) throughout one week and coded 1200 hours of television. as well as elaborating the implications from sixteen of the partaking countries, the gathering contains a set of context-setting essays and a summarizing end in addition to a mirrored image at the function and application of gender signs. it's the first significant paintings to appear around the eu media panorama and discover either employment and illustration, supplying a different glimpse into the modern media scene with regards to gender equality, together with examples of fine and no more stable practice.

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