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


The gender of the reporter appears to affect whom they choose to quote and how they cover the story. WMC’s research shows that female journalists quote women more often than their male counterparts, while quotes from male sources predominate in articles written by men.  Gloria Steinem, co-founder of the Women’s Media Center noted, “Since women play a greater role in reproduction, it would make sense for women to be the majority of the sources and authorities in its coverage

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http://www.womensmediacenter.com/press/entry/men-dominate-news-coverage-of-womens-reproductive-issues-finds-womens-media

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She's right. This needs to change. 

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