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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 80: Women as Leaders in Broadcast TV News and Print Journalism
Women as Leaders in Broadcast TV News and Print Journalism
In 2008 CBS News anchor Katie Couric was honored with the annual Alice Award, named after suffragist Alice Paul, in the Sewall-Belmont House, the home of the historical National Women's Party, in Washington, D.C. In 1913 Alice Paul organized an 8,000-strong march on Washington to protest President Woodrow Wilson's opposition to giving women the right to vote (Clift, 2003). Nearly 100 years later, Katie Couric was honored for breaking barriers as the first solo female news anchor on a nightly broadcast ...