No wonder newspapers are always struggling to find pictures of women to “decorate” their pages …
“Women’s views absent in the news
BY JAMES T. MADORE
May 23, 2005
Women have come a long way in American society in the past 40 years – just not in terms of the news.
Women are quoted in stories far less frequently than men, 33 percent compared with 76 percent, according to a new report due out this morning. Daily newspapers did the best job of citing women, though less than 50 percent of the articles surveyed included a female voice, while cable television had the worst performance …”