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Law, Justice and Journalism

Women on Air

Resources and discussion from a conference on Friday 4 April 2014 to announce and discuss the findings of a two-year survey for the Expert Women campaign. In association with Broadcast magazine and the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism




Dame Tessa Jowell, MP, introduced by Professor Andrew Jones, Dean of the School of Arts and Social Sciences, City, University of London.

Panel 1 - Research and results

Deirdre O'Neill, University of Huddersfield interviews Lis Howell, City, University of London, about the latest findings from the Expert Women survey.

Panel 2 - The expert women

Professor Suzanne Franks, City, University of London, interviews our panel of expert women about the change needed in attitudes towards them and their role.

Panel 3 - The rising generation of news

The difficulties of 'making it' as TV reporters in a section of the profession overwhelmingly dominated by men.

Panel 4 - The international perspective

Professor Michael Bromley, City, University of London looks across the world at women in journalism, with some surprises.

Panel 5 - Response from the newsdesk

Professor Stewart Purvis, City, University of London, gets reaction to the morning's 'stats and speakers' from four senior news executives.

Summing up

Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Presenter, Channel 4 News