Women and Journalism by Deborah Chambers

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Women and Journalism offers a rich and comprehensive analysis of the roles, status and experiences of women journalists in the United States and Britain.


Drawing on a variety of sources and dealing with a host of women journalists ranging from nineteenth century pioneers to Martha Gellhorn, Kate Adie and Veronica Guerin, the authors investigate the challenges women have faced in their struggle to establish reputations as professionals.


This book provides an account of the gendered structuring of journalism in print, radio and television and speculates about women's still-emerging role in online journalism. Their accomplishments as war correspondents are tracked to the present, including a study of the role they played post-September 11th.

 

About Deborah Chambers

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Chambers is with Nottingham Trent University. Linda Steiner is a professor of journalism at the University of Maryland and the coauthor of Women and Journalism.
 
Published June 1, 2004 by Routledge. 293 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, History, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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