To Get More News Coverage of Women, We Need More Women Making the News

Across the globe, women’s voices are not being included in coverage of the pandemic, even though they are the most vulnerable to its impacts.

It matters who decides what is news, whose voices we hear, and whose stories get told. When women are seen, and highlighted in a manner that accurately reflects their role in society, it changes public perceptions. To date, the people at the top of the news media have not reflected this, nor have media writers or critics adequately examined the problem within their own house.

April 2021 Reads for the Rest of Us

None of us has been left untouched by the health, social justice and economic crises of the last year. I find that the right book, at the right time can make a world of difference.

Here’s to this year being better than the last; at the very least, may we all find the book(s) that we need. Perhaps yours is included in this month’s list of 43 titles.