Women appear on the frontpages - Men still mostly write thestories78% of all front-page articleswere written by men‘Sexist stereotypes,humiliatingphotographs of womenand male bylines’dominate the frontpages of Britishnewspapers, accordingto research carried outby the industry bodyWomen in Journalism2012
Messages on disabilityPitiableSinisterLaughable entertainmentDangerous
Messages on ageOlder people don’t represent agood image - especially when itcomes to womenFeeble andinfirmMean and scary
Messages on sexual orientationSomething to be curedEvery day comments inschoolsThe ‘normal’ familyGay = campLesbian = aggressivemen haters
Size matters6ft tall men can expect 1.5% higher pay thancolleague who is 5ft 10An extra couple of inches can add £500 ayear to a mans salary – a pay rise equivalentto an extra 12 months experience
Size matters‘Overweight women are more likely to bediscriminated against when applying for jobs andreceive lower starting salaries than their non-overweight colleagues’, a new study has found.Aeron HaworthMedia Relation Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences,The University of Manchester
Controlling unconscious biasRecent work shows we can reshape ourunconscious biases by:1. Information – re the psychological basis of bias2. Motivation – to change3. Individuation – see diverse others as individuals4. Direct contact – with diversity5. Working together on teams – as equals towardscommon goals6. Context – images of leaders from diverse groups
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