Reporting on Gender

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June 15, 2017 Enroll Now
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Course Overview

Title:
Reporting on Gender
Type:
Webinar
Cost:
$29.95
Originally Broadcast On:
June 15, 2017
Time Estimate:
One hour for the main presentation and questions. Sometimes presenters stay longer to answer additional questions from participants.

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The way to thorough, accurate and thoughtful reporting involves a better understanding of topics and how to navigate specific issues with care.

This webinar will show you how to address gender issues. It will give you a better sense of how to understand gender-related topics and how to report on them. Learn how to develop a competence in writing about gender-related topics and why it matters.

Learn why there are so many gender issues springing up lately and what is commonly missing from reporting on gender.

What Will I Learn:
  • What works best when addressing gender issues in reporters' language
  • Developing a competence in speaking about gender issues
  • Understanding gender-related topics (e.g., the trans bathroom issue, intersexuality, etc)
  • Understanding the f-word (feminisms) and citing feminisms accurately
  • Why there are so many gender issues now
  • What is commonly missing from reporting on gender
Who Should Take this Course:

Journalists who want develop a competence in covering gender issues.

Course Instructor:

Sara Crawley

Dr. Crawley’s areas of interest include gender and sexualities theories, queer and feminist theory, qualitative methods, social psychology and sociology of sport. Her work focuses on constructions of self and social impacts on the physical body. She has published articles in Gender & Society, The Sociological Quarterly, Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, Journal of Lesbian Studies, Hypatia, Cultural Studies<-->Critical Methodologies, and International Review for the Sociology of Sport.

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Windows
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512MB of RAM (1GB recommended) for Windows 7 or Windows 8
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Adobe® Flash® Player 11.2+

Mac
1.83GHz Intel Core™ Duo or faster processor
512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
Mac OS X 10.7.4, 10.8, 10.9
Mozilla Firefox; Apple Safari; Google Chrome
Adobe Flash Player 11.2+

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