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Press Releases

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

Men dominate news coverage of women’s reproductive issues, finds Women’s Media Center study

January 20, 2016

Gloria Steinem calls for more accurate, informed and experienced reporting

Writing Rape: Women’s Media Center study finds crucial gap in coverage by gender

December 16, 2015

Media coverage of U.S. campus rape and sexualized violence is significantly skewed toward the bylines and voices of men, according to a WMC report.

The Women’s Media Center Announces The 2015 Women’s Media Awards Honorees

October 2, 2015

Gloria Steinem and Kate Spade New York donate $40,000 to the Women’s Media Center

September 23, 2015

WMC 10-Year Emmy Study: Women Lacking in Writing, Directing, Producing, Editing Nominations

September 17, 2015

Women represent only 22 percent of all nominees in 44 writing, directing, editing, and producing categories over the past decade.

Women’s Media Center Announces Progressive Women’s Voices Class of 2015!

July 8, 2015

The Women's Media Center today congratulates the 20 women accepted into its WMC Progressive Women's Voices class of 2015.

Women’s Media Center Releases Yearly Status of Women in U.S. Media Report

June 4, 2015

Forty-nine studies—including new research from WMC—detail the shape and scope of women’s participation in media

WMC FBomb Appoints New Associate Editors

March 9, 2015