Today on Your Call: Why aren’t more women on the editorial page? And why does it matter?

Jun 11, 2012

On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about why women submit fewer op-eds than men and how it affects public discourse. Katie Orenstein, founder of the OpEd Project, laments that we’re hearing from only a small fraction of the world’s best minds. What keeps women from writing op-eds and taking part in our public discourse? Join us at 10am PST or leave a comment here. Who are the female opinion writers you value --  and what do they offer? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.


Katie Orenstein, founder of the OpEd Project

Taryn Yaeger, graduate student intern with the OpEd Project



OpEd Project Report: "Who Narrates the World"   

OpEd Project: our summary of related research and data

Core Seminar: Write to Change the World, June 16 in SF 

Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting data on race (not gender)

Columbia Journalism Review: Behind the News

The Maynard Institute: Times Picayune Plans Point to Digital Divide 

Boston Globe: The World Needs More Women Columnists

Slate - XX: Women and Bylines—What do Pink Topics Really Tell us?

Chicago tribune: Opinion Writing Gender Study

The Atlantic Wire: Do Female Journalists Have a Confidence Problem?

The Atlantic: Horrifying Gender Gap in the Media

Bill Moyers: Why Are Op Eds Still Mostly Written By Men?

Boston Globe: The World Needs More Women Columnists

Daily kos: This Week in the War on Women Shut Your Stupid Ladyhole No-one Cares What You Think

Jezebel!: More Women are Writing Op Eds But They’re..Sigh..Pink.

Buzzfeed: Why Women Can’t Get Away From Soft News

Talking Points Memo: Men Survey

Feministing: New study: “major improvements” in women’s op-ed representation, but more remains to be done

Huffington Post: Men Still Dominating Bylines In Journalism: Report

Poynter: More Women Writing Op Eds but Female Bylines Still Cluster Around Pink Topics

Poynter: Women don’t put their hands up as often as men in opinion pages

Poynter: "Throw like a Girl - how to pitch the hell out of your stories”

GenderReport: Men Still Dominate Opinion Writing