May 11, 2014
| Margaret Sullivan
| The New York Times
Still Talking About It: ‘Where Are the Women?’
Some facts, according to a recent Women’s Media Center study: At the nation’s 10 most widely circulated newspapers, men had 63 percent of the bylines, nearly two for every one for a woman. (The study looked at bylines only in the first section of the papers.) Among those papers, The Times had the biggest gender gap — with 69 percent of bylines going to men...Back in the office last week, I chatted with Janet Elder, a deputy man-aging editor, about the Women’s Media Center report, what the numbers mean and how much things have changed for women in journalism.