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Press Releases

Number of Female Oscar Nominees for Behind-the-Scenes Roles Drops

January 29, 2017

Men make up 80 percent of all nominees for the 2017 Oscars.

Where Voters Saw Most Sexist Treatment of Women Candidates in Media

November 18, 2016

The Women’s Media Center Mourns the Loss of Pioneering Journalist, Gwen Ifill

November 14, 2016

Last year, Ifill and PBS Newshour co-anchor Judy Woodruff received the WMC Pat Mitchell Lifetime Achievement Award.

Study Shows Women Analysts Missing From Primetime Convention Cable News Coverage

October 20, 2016

CNN beat out MSNBC and FOX with women appearing on screen.

400 Attend 2016 Women’s Media Awards

October 7, 2016

The event was hosted for the first time by Sally Field, two-time Academy Award-winning actor.

Women’s Media Center Announces Sally Field as the 2016 Host at the Women’s Media Awards

September 21, 2016

Gayle King, co-anchor of “CBS This Morning” and three-time Emmy winner, will give the opening remarks at the September 29 event.

Women Underrepresented in Behind-the-Scenes Roles in 2016 Primetime Emmy Nominations

September 15, 2016

Jane Fonda to Host Women’s Media Awards Sept. 29 in NY; Special Appearance by Gayle King

August 11, 2016

The gala will recognize and honor game-changers for women in media.

WMC Releases 10-Year Review of Oscar Nominations & Gender

February 18, 2016

Women Get Fewer Than 1 in 5 Nominations in Non-Acting Categories

Ashley Judd, Soraya Chemaly Launch WMC Speech Project: Initiative Spotlights The Effects of Toxic Online Harassment on Women

February 12, 2016

Initiative Spotlights The Effects of Toxic Online Harassment on Women