EXPERT WOMEN CAMPAIGN
The House of Lords communications committee is poised to launch an investigation into the level of female representation across news broadcasting.
The head of Sky News discusses his efforts to boost the number of female experts on screen
The BBC is to hold two presenter talent days for the BAME communities, which it hopes will build on the success of the Expert Women initiative.
Tami Hoffman says few women experts have commented on the year’s biggest news story.
From indie bosses to comedians, and channel controllers to directors, some of TV’s top women came together to celebrate InternationalWomen’s Day last week - with the odd theoretical physicist thrown in.
Broadcasters must do more if we are to see real, lasting change, says Lis Howell
As well as boosting female experts, broadcasters must give them time to speak, says Lis Howell
A new year brings a fresh opportunity for broadcasters to show they’ve changed
Women are more visible in the studio - but on location it’s a different story, says Lis Howell
Historian Dr Bettany Hughes battled “extraordinary prejudice” when she first tried to enter the TV industry and believes there has to be “radical revolution” for women to achieve equality.
Adam Bambury looks at the impact of BBC’s Expert Women Days and speaks to some of the women whose media careers have received a boost
“As the plot intensifies in Utopia, so too does the garish colour scheme and the risk of blood splatter”