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Accurate, balanced reporting aims to show, not tell. - Be wary of clichéd reference to gender, ethnicity and age: Look for new and surprising angles to cover gender issues - all the time! - Don’t stereotype (“usual machismo/ feminist attitude”) - BUT: Don’t be excessively politically correct either (a female prime minister is still a prime minister, “women’s lib activist” is better than “representative of a western women’s right group”  - Use natural language (“elderly people”, not “senior citizens”, “poor” not “disadvantaged”) - Stereotyping is outdated and does not make a good story - but gender inequalities often do!

 

 

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Male attention: How to write about women’s issues concerns all journalists

This workshop was first conducted for INWENT, Hamburg 2008

 

 

„Stereotyping is outdated - look for new angles to cover gender issues”

Andrea Tapper

 

“Reporting with gender awareness”

3-day-workshop.

 

 

TEACHING JOURNALISM: WORKSHOP „REPORTING WITH GENDER AWARENESS“