Revising Newspaper History: A Reframing of the Women�s Movement

Kimberly Voss [WJMCR 7:3 June 2004] Sections: Introduction|Method|Findings|Discussion Introduction The second wave of the women�s movement questioned the role of women in a patriarchal society. As historian Ruth Rosen wrote, �It took a women�s movement to address the many ways women felt exploited, to lend legitimacy to their growing sense of injustice, and to name and […]

Women in Newspaper Newsroom Management: 1949 to 1979

Stephen Lacy, Lucinda Davenport, and Carolyn Miller [WJMCR 1:2 March 1998] Sections: Sections: Abstract | Introduction |Background| Method |Results | Discussion Abstract This study of the number of newspaper newsroom managers who were women found an overall trend of slow but steady growth during the 1950s and 1960s, with stagnation in the 1970s. The two-decade growth was prompted primarily […]