[Reader-list] UPDATE: Network of Women in Media, India (fwd)

Frederick Noronha (FN) fred at bytesforall.org
Tue Aug 19 15:40:30 IST 2003

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Network of Women in Media, India

NWMI newsletter
August 19, 2003
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Status of Women in Media in Nepal

"Rarely does the [Nepalese] media present women as contributors to the 
development process or as professionals in their own field. They are 
still predominantly portrayed as being victim, subservient, dependent, 
nurturing, selfless, sacrificing mother and wife or as a commodity." 
Bandana Rana reports on the status of women within Nepalese media 
institutions and on the portrayal of women onscreen. read the report
Asha Krishnakumar of Frontline wins Kurt Schork award for her "thorough, 
compassionate and determined reporting" 
Amulya Gopalakrishnan of Frontline has received one of the three Prem 
Bhatia scholarships this year 

Madiba's EQ legacy-Mandela through a gender lens by Colleen Lowe Morna 

BBC's "The BBC News Styleguide". It is packed with practical suggestions 
on journalism style, reported speech and "how to avoid irritating your 
editor", among other aspects of journalism. It's free and ready to 

* New topic in the discussion forum:
  women and ageing in media 
* Soul search...situation 5
* Looking for story ideas? Check out the Bulletin board 
* NWMI coordinators, don't forget to post this newsletter on your list 
* Calling all media women...
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