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Nov 25, 2020 10 tweets 11 min read
.@KathyMagrobi says a number of people chose to take part in the roundtable anonymously - shows the fear they had of the structures they work in. (The roundtable asked a number of women journos about their newsroom experieneces). #SOTN #SOTN2020 @KathyMagrobi Alan Finlay asks @brodiegal about demographics of ownwership structures - looking good in racial parity, but not so much in gender. #SOTN #SOTN2020
Nov 25, 2020 27 tweets 50 min read
The launch of the Wits State of the Newsroom Report 2019-20 is about to start. QW+ director Kathy Magrobi will be there, with Nechama Brodie, author, media academic and analyst, and Sbu Ngalwa, chairperson of @SAEditorsForum and Newzroom Afrika political editor. #SOTN #SOTN2020 @SAEditorsForum We'll be doing some livetweeting as @sbungalwa @brodiegal
and @kathymagrobi unpack the report. #SOTN #SOTN2020
Nov 13, 2020 20 tweets 28 min read
And our first #StorySlam is under way. MC @verashni opens proceedings, welcomes everyone. We are going to talk about how women find their voices.
#LeaveNoVoiceBehind #WomensVoicesMatter @verashni We are the first generation coming forward - we need to support each other. Today we are telling our stories says @verashni, award-winning journalist, founder of explain.co.za, former editor Mail and Guardian and Huffpost.
#LeaveNoVoiceBehind #WomensVoicesMatter
Jun 15, 2020 18 tweets 5 min read
Our #QuoteThisWoman+ database has close-on 300 voices now - and a significant number of our wonderful women are able to contribute to the debates around #YouthDay. Here's a list (thread)... Prof Deevia Bhana's research focuses on gender, sexuality, race, class, culture and childhood and takes in poverty, wealth, violence and inequalities. She is Professor in Gender and Childhood Sexuality at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
Jun 12, 2020 10 tweets 2 min read
We're a bit late in celebrating #WorldOceansDay2020. ☺️But it is never too late to celebrate the voices on our database. May we introduce some of our experts on oceans and related matters? (Thread) Victoria Ndinelago Erasmus is a marine scientist who has done extensive research on feeding ecology, reproduction strategies, age and growth, and effects of mercury as a contaminant of deepwater fish species.
Apr 5, 2019 12 tweets 6 min read
At #QuoteThisWoman, we are working to get women’s voices heard in the media. And we’ve been debating a question: does excluding women amount to #fakenews? Thread follows…
#HearUsSeeUs Every day, media managers/journos make choices about what will and what will not make news – choices affected by their conscious and unconscious beliefs about where women should be in society.