The Third Edition of Women in Mass Communication provides a new generation of students with an insightful examination of women in the journalism and mass communication professions. In this seminal volume, editors Pamela Creedon and Judith Cramer offer ideas and directions for improving the status of women—and men— working in the field.

Women in Newspaper Journalism (Since the 1990s)

Women in Newspaper Journalism (Since the 1990s)

Women in newspaper journalism (since the 1990s)
June O.Nicholson, Virginia Commonwealth University

Since the early 1990s and continuing a trend since the 1970s, women in newspapers have gained ground as more women have become top editors of newspapers and CEOs, presidents, and publishers. More women also have taken leading roles on opinion pages of U.S. newspapers, and are visible in the major industry organizations.

But in the early 21st century, women have not achieved power and influence that mirrors their numbers in newsrooms and companies. Women are underrepresented in management, where they hold a quarter of the jobs. At the very top, women hold fewer than a fifth of corporate jobs as CEOs, presidents, and publishers and are mostly absent on ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles