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Sexist stereotypes dominate front pages of British newspapers, research finds

From Torin Douglas's Media Brief - posted

"Sexist stereotypes, humiliating photographs of women and male bylines dominate the front pages of British newspapers", according to research carried out by the industry body Women in Journalism, reports the Guardian on its front page. It says: "Male journalists wrote 78% of all front-page articles and men accounted for 84% of those mentioned or quoted in lead pieces, according to analysis of nine national newspapers, Monday to Saturday, over the course of four weeks.

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