Sexist Stereotypes Dominate Front Pages Of British Newspapers, Research Finds

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Sexist stereotypes, humiliating photographs of women and male bylines dominate the front pages of British newspapers, according to research carried out by the industry body Women in Journalism (WiJ).

Male journalists wrote 78% of all front-page articles and men accounted for 84% of those mentioned or quoted in lead pieces, according to analysis of nine national newspapers, Monday to Saturday, over the course of four weeks.

The only females to be regularly pictured in the period were the Duchess of Cambridge; her sister, Pippa Middleton, and the crime victim Madeleine McCann. The three males most likely to be photographed were Simon Cowell, whose biography was published that month; Nicolas Sarkozy, who was fighting an election, and Prince William.

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One Response to Sexist Stereotypes Dominate Front Pages Of British Newspapers, Research Finds

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    Kate Middleton is just a commoner who is an innocent lady now enjoying her life as a princess nothing to talk about it but good commercial sad to Brittan Public expenses. Let her enjoy Simon Cowell is a good judge who is allways eye balling old ladies and teasing them and giving them a chance but sometimes his judgment was unbelievable and a question throughout the Britain got talent show. These are always common news wish him good luck

    ddes
    October 18, 2012 at 12:59 pm
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