Inclusive Media Day 4: Pitching, Writing, Getting Money

It's often hard for young journalists to break through the so-called 'glass-ceiling'. To pitch their stories to big outlets, to get their names out and build a network of editors interested in their topics. We have collected advice from experienced journalists and media trainers for young journalists who want to take their career to a … Continue reading Inclusive Media Day 4: Pitching, Writing, Getting Money

Inclusive Media Day 3: How to lose your stereotypes

Women in media are 'sex objects' 'Blonde women are hyper sexualized idiots - Muslim women are silent idiots' 'Women can't be bosses' These are only a few points young journalists from Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia, Germany, Bosnia, Spain and Syria mentioned during the Inclusive Media training when asked about existing stereotypes against women in the media. Together … Continue reading Inclusive Media Day 3: How to lose your stereotypes

Inclusive Media Day 2: Essential Tips for Avoiding Risk as a Female Reporter

'You are still alive traitor? I wish you were in that helicopter we shot down! One more Armenian down. You deface our society!' - Tweet addressed to journalist Arzu Geybulla. Azerbaijani journalist and media trainer Arzu Geybulla has read hundreds harassing online comments in her career as a blogger, human rights activist and journalist. But … Continue reading Inclusive Media Day 2: Essential Tips for Avoiding Risk as a Female Reporter

Inclusive Media Day 1: ‘A women’s opinion is the miniskirt of the Internet’

You can't be a human being anymore - They tell you: ' Look she's a woman, that's why she is emotional!' - Rula Asad, Co-Founder Syrian Female Journalists Network. There are a couple of things you don't necessarily see if you read an article. Sometimes, there is a story behind the moving images on the … Continue reading Inclusive Media Day 1: ‘A women’s opinion is the miniskirt of the Internet’