Monday, March 18, 2013

The Palgrave International Handbook on Women and Journalism on its way!

Carolyn M. Byerly who was the principal investigator of the IWMF study is also the editor of a volume from Palgrave Macmillan  where scholars from all over the world are contextualizing the data from Global Report on the Status of Women in The News Media
The book will be an important contribution to the global discussion about women and the media. 

There are contributions from all regions included in the book. From the Nordic countries there are chapters about Finland, Norway and Sweden are included in the book. Henrika Zilliacus Tikkanen and Tarja Savolainen wrote about the Finnish situation, Turid Øvrebø wrote about Norway and I contributed with a chapter on Sweden.

The Palgrave International Handbook on Women and Journalism will materialize as a book in autumn 2013.
Nordic Perspectives
Time for some updates. 
Since the Zagreb conference on Women and Media the fabulus Viktorija Car edited a great volume of Media Studies/Medijske studije where all the keynote speakers contributed. It is all open access, My article has the title  'Is There a Nordic Way?: A Swedish Perspective on Achievements and Problems with Gender Equality in Newsrooms .
The whole volume can be found here: