- Subject index
This work within The SAGE Reference Series on Leadership provides undergraduate students with an authoritative reference resource on leadership issues specific to women and gender. Although covering historical and contemporary barriers to women’s leadership and issues of gender bias and discrimination, this two-volume set focuses as well on positive aspects and opportunities for leadership in various domains and is centered on the 101 most important topics, issues, questions, and debates specific to women and gender. Entries provide students with more detailed information and depth of discussion than typically found in an encyclopedia entry, but lack the jargon, detail, and density of a journal article.Key FeaturesProvides a list of further readings and references after each entry, as well as a detailed index and an online version of the work to maximize accessibility for today's student audience.
Chapter 79: Overview: Women in the Media
Overview: Women in the Media
To a young woman in her 20s today, women in leadership roles in the media may seem unremarkable. Women are in high-profile positions with news organizations and magazines; women write and edit books; women write, edit, and produce movies, television shows, and documentaries—and they have been doing so for many years. In news coverage they report from war zones abroad and cover cops and crimes at home. They work on the business side—as publishers, advertising directors, and marketing managers—as well as on the editorial side. They also are ...