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Monday, June 2, 2008

BBC Responds To Allegations of Sexism On Flagship News Broadcast

And is the BBC sexist? Some journalists have suggested that it is, based on a drop of the number of women reporters appearing on the 10 o'clock news. The BBC says the type of reporting dictates the journalists who report, and male journalists tend to dominate the fields of reporting from which stories that make up the 10 o'clock news are taken. Insiders respond that airtime on that particularly popular program is highly coveted. Read more here.

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