COUNTER-STEREOTYPICAL NARRATIVES: A GAIN FOR STIGMA-FREE AND INCLUSIVE MEDIA

13 March, 2020 – New York, USA
On March 13th, 2020, join the GFMD Women in Media Working Group for a panel discussion on the effects of gender-equal reporting on the role of women in society. The event, co-organised by GFMD, CFI, Fondation Hirondelle, Free Press Unlimited, IMS, and Sembramedia, with support from Fojo Media Institute, is taking place as an NGO parallel event at the 64th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (NGO CSW64).

REFLECT REALITY: INCREASING WOMEN’S VOICES IN THE NEWS

On March 2, United for News launched Reflect Reality, a digital manual to help newsrooms include more authoritative female and diverse voices in their stories. Led by Internews in collaboration with the World Economic Forum, Reflect Reality incorporates proven strategies and lessons learned to address this disparity.

IWMF COURAGE IN JOURNALISM AWARDS

22/10 DC – 30/10 NY
The IWMF will honour the brave journalists who report on taboo topics, work in environments hostile to women, and share difficult truths at the Courage in Journalism Awards.

THE WORLD NEWS MEDIA CONGRESS 2019

1-3 June 2019 – Glasgow, Scotland
The World News Media Congress is the annual meeting of news executives, including publishers, editors and owners, of newspapers from all over the world. It is hosted in a different city each year. The 2018 Congress in Portugal drew around 900 people from over 60 countries for three days of conferences, executive meetings, networking and social events. This year, WMNC will look at the many ways to reconnect newsbrands with the people that will influence future societies.

RJI TO HOST WOMEN IN JOURNALISM WORKSHOP 2019

3-5 May 2019, Columbia, Missouri
The RJI at the University of Missouri is hosting their annual “Women in Journalism Workshop” in May 2019 at the Smith Forum. The two-day workshop will focus on self-care and first-aid training, as well as virtual reality and preparing for violent breaking news coverage.