Gender equality and representation matters are rarely discussed in the Greenlandic public debate, ... Read more
Gender equality and representation matters are rarely discussed in the Greenlandic public debate, and there hasn’t been conducted research on the matter of representation in contemporary Greenlandic news media. For the first time, Greenland is participating in the Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP), which seeks to highlight the significance of gender equality as stressed in arctic as well as global human development goals. The project also has an activist approach with a focus on giving voice and be a catalyst towards change within public debate as well as media institutions.
This panel aims at bringing an overview and discuss the Nordic results of the GMMP 2020 in a loca ... Read more
This panel aims at bringing an overview and discuss the Nordic results of the GMMP 2020 in a local and global context. The Nordic countries traditionally have had much in common in terms of news media culture and traditions, but at the same time each country has its distinct local and historical characteristics, which also come to light in these quantitative data sets on use of sources, gender representation in the news content and in the newsroom organizations.
The panel invites a joint Nordic discussion on gender representation in use of sources, gendered framing in the news, demographics of journalists/editors as well as specific topics such as covid-19 in the media coverage during GMMP 2020. The specific national empirical findings together with the global results can contribute to a joint discussion on future methodological and analytical questions on both national and cross-national comparative studies on gender and media. Cross-national studies can qualify and highlight both causes and effects of gender equality in news media and contribute to a better understanding of gendered media practices.