Tag Archives: Women in Media

Beyond the Byline: Facing Barriers as a Female Journalist

Despite an overwhelming number of women graduating with degrees in Journalism and Mass Communications, the field of journalism still lacks female voices. Though many fields have increased the amount of women they hire, journalism appears to be flatlining.   In 2018, women made up only

The Women in Media: Paula Reed Ward

It’s not every day a local newspaper’s reporting results in the national shaming and subsequent resignation of a congressman. But that is exactly what the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette accomplished last week after publishing a story revealing that now-former Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., an outspoken anti-abortion advocate,

The Women in Media: AP’s Vivian Salama

Vivian Salama is not easily intimidated. With a career that spans across continents and conflicts, Salama has built a reputation for always being in the thick of whatever is going on around the world. When the war in Iraq broke out, Salama was the first

The Women in Media: Eve Peyser

For The Women in Media series, MediaFile talks to Eve Peyser from VICE about her personal essays, her advice to freelancers, and being a female journalist in the media’s internet-age.