Why Not Her?

Margaret E. Ward & Louise Bruton

November 17, 2020 Margaret E. Ward & Louise Bruton Season 1 Episode 3
Why Not Her?
Margaret E. Ward & Louise Bruton
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Why Not Her?
Margaret E. Ward & Louise Bruton
Nov 17, 2020 Season 1 Episode 3
Margaret E. Ward & Louise Bruton

Today's episode see's guests Margaret E. Ward and Louise Bruton delve into Womxn in Media & Journalism with your host Linda Coogan Byrne.

The media should be a reflective mirror of society, not a distorting lens. What if the journalists reporting and the editors/producers making the decisions are unrepresentative of the audience they serve? Will distortions inevitably be the result? Join us as we chat about the significant strides in the representation of women in our industry although the current situation is by no means perfect it is getting better. We discuss how we can navigate through sexism in the workplace and empowering one another as we climb the patriarchal ladder to success. 

Margaret E. Ward is a well-known entrepreneur, journalist and broadcaster based in Dublin, Ireland. She has worked in The Irish Times, Sunday Times and as a presenter on Newstalk radio. She's currently CEO of Clear Ink and Broadly Speaking

Louise Bruton is a very successful freelance journalist, who is currently living in Dublin. Her articles span a wide variety of topics, from music reviews to access rights. She is a regular contributor to the Irish Times, radio and numerous publications in Ireland and worldwide.

You can check out Why Not Her? by clicking here.
Music used in this podcast is by Ooyy Come 2gether

Show Notes

Today's episode see's guests Margaret E. Ward and Louise Bruton delve into Womxn in Media & Journalism with your host Linda Coogan Byrne.

The media should be a reflective mirror of society, not a distorting lens. What if the journalists reporting and the editors/producers making the decisions are unrepresentative of the audience they serve? Will distortions inevitably be the result? Join us as we chat about the significant strides in the representation of women in our industry although the current situation is by no means perfect it is getting better. We discuss how we can navigate through sexism in the workplace and empowering one another as we climb the patriarchal ladder to success. 

Margaret E. Ward is a well-known entrepreneur, journalist and broadcaster based in Dublin, Ireland. She has worked in The Irish Times, Sunday Times and as a presenter on Newstalk radio. She's currently CEO of Clear Ink and Broadly Speaking

Louise Bruton is a very successful freelance journalist, who is currently living in Dublin. Her articles span a wide variety of topics, from music reviews to access rights. She is a regular contributor to the Irish Times, radio and numerous publications in Ireland and worldwide.

You can check out Why Not Her? by clicking here.
Music used in this podcast is by Ooyy Come 2gether