ARTICLE: Profession is the dangerous aspect, not gender


Is it more dangerous to be a woman journalist when reporting conflict? ask Janet Harris, Nick Mosdell and James GriffithsStudy draws from a survey of journalists who work in conflict zones.

Survey indicates that most journalists think that it is the profession not the gender which is the most dangerous aspect.  For many women in conflict zones, their gender can even be an advantage.

Article Gender, risk and journalism is published online by Journalism Practice and it is available here. Abstract is public.

Picture: Self Portrait by Vanessa Kennedy, licence: CC BY 2.0

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