A Women’s Media Center investigation found that women receive only 28 percent of all non-acting nominations for the 2017 Primetime Emmy Nominations. Despite modest gains for women in a few categories, the nominations reflect the ongoing deficit of behind-the-camera opportunities for women in television.
This fifth edition of the Women’s Media Center’s annual assessment of how a diversity of females fare across all media platforms—and in arenas including education, engineering and technology that pump workers into the media pipeline—finds areas of progress, regress and, sadly, outright pushback.
Women represent only 20 percent of the non-acting categories in the 89th annual Academy Award nominations, according to a Women’s Media Center analysis. Despite an overhaul of membership last year, where hundreds of new members were invited, including many women and people of color, female Oscar nominees dipped two percentage points from last year’s nominations. Infographic.
The Women’s Media Center released a report that shines a light on the status of women in media. The Women’s Media Center 2012 Report on the Status of Women in US Media underscores the crucial need to hold media accountable for an equal voice and equal participation. Women’s Media Center co-founders, Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem hailed the report as a wake-up call for media makers and media consumers.
Media influence is one of the most powerful economic and cultural forces today. By deciding who gets to talk, what shapes the debate, who writes, and what is important enough to report, media shape ...