Missing: Half the Story: Journalism as if Gender Matters by Kalpana Sharma

By Kalpana Sharma

bogs, timber and gender? Can there be a connection? Is there a gender attitude to a enterprise tale? Is gender in politics merely approximately what number ladies get elected to parliament? Is osteoporosis a women's ailment? Why do extra ladies die in normal mess ups? those aren't the questions newshounds often ask once they got down to do their jobs as journalists, sub-editors, photographers of editors. but, by means of now not asking, are they lacking out on anything, probably part the tale? this is often the query this publication, edited and written through newshounds, for newshounds and the lay public drawn to media, increases. via examples from the media, and from their very own adventure, the individuals clarify the concept that of gender-sensitive journalism and consider a sequence of matters that reporters need to disguise - sexual attack, surroundings, improvement, enterprise, politics, healthiness, mess ups, clash - and set out an easy manner of integrating a gendered lens into day by day journalism. Written in a non-academic, available type, this booklet is probably the 1st of its sort in India - one who makes an attempt to inject a gender viewpoint into journalism.

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