20 NOVEMBER 2015

In this report you will find: 

  • An analysis of all the economic coverage in six national newspapers over the period of the general election campaign in 2015 which counted the number of references to a man or woman and the number of men or women quoted 
  • Findings which include the facts that in the 611 articles addressing the economy which included quotes or references, over 80% of these were from or to men and that 80% of newspaper articles on the economy have a male bias, with men quoted or named in greater numbers than women 
  • A call on editors to make equal inclusion of women's voices across their publication a priority for themselves and their journalists

Link to the report: Where are Womens Voices on the Economy?