It might seem a given that more positions in the world of media are still held by men, but The Women’s Media Center, a group founded by Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem, wanted to see just how large the difference actually is. They commissions a study that looked at 20 networks, newspapers, news wires and websites over the course of a year to get a better look at the breakdown. As they report, “the research findings tell a stark story about where women stand across every platform in the 24/7 news cycle…American media have exceedingly more distance to travel on the road to gender-blind parity.”
Here are a few of the more telling numbers.
Check out the full report here.