The Women’s Media Center released its ﬁrst report on the status of women in media in 2012, detailing persistent gender disparity in a range of media businesses and institutions that rank among the greatest inﬂuencers in American society.
In this 2013 report, we have expanded the categories that were studied and analyzed, aiming to provoke meaningful discussion and increased accountability. And change. With females making up 51 percent of the U.S. population, there are business, societal and cultural imperatives that demand gender equality and equal participation.
Diversifying the media landscape is critical to the health of our democracy.