Gender and Politics in the media

UK: Women, working class marginalised in the media, Mary Honeyball: ‘We’ll look like dinosaurs if Cameron blocks quotas for women on boards’

Police commissioner election lists lacking ‘big local figures’ The Guardian Labour is putting forward 15 women candidates, the Conservatives six and Liberal Democrats four. Among the candidates are 13 magistrates who would have to step down from the bench if they were elected. Both Cameron and the home secretary, Theresa …

Women and the working class are marginalised in the media The Guardian Women have some voice and presence in all areas of the media, the lives of the poor are grossly underreported. Ban sexism and Page 3 girls, and demand better representation of women in the press by all means, but don’t forget the bulk of the population.

Mary Honeyball: ‘We’ll look like dinosaurs if Cameron blocks quotas for women on boards’ London Evening Standard Britain risks looking like a “dinosaur” if David Cameron blocks tough quotas for women in company boardrooms, Labour’s Euro-MP for London said today. In an interview with the Evening Standard, Mary Honeyball said heavyweight nations such as France and Germany were dismayed that the UK Government has forged an alliance with tiny states such as Latvia and Malta to stop quotas.

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