#GAReads | Divided 2019: The Media Gender Gap
A Women’s Media Center investigation of who provides coverage for 28 top news outlets shows that male journalists continue to report most news, especially for wires and TV prime-time evening broadcasts.
69 percent of news wire bylines (AP and Reuters) are snagged by men – by far the biggest gender gap in news media; 31 percent by women
- 63 percent of TV prime-time news broadcasts, feature male anchors and correspondents; 37 percent are women.
- 60 percent of online news is written by men; 40 percent by women.
- 59 percent of print news is written by men; 41 percent by women.
Overall, men produce 63 percent of the analyzed reports while women produce 37 percent.