The Missing Perspectives of Women in News
Luba Kassova & AKAS
Best International Research
The Missing Perspectives of Women in News/COVID-19 News
AKAS & the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
"...an unprecedented analysis of newsrooms and news stories from six countries – the UK, Nigeria, India, South Africa, Kenya and the US."
The Guardian, Nov 2022 about From Outrage to Opportunity
“This important piece of research lays bare the continuing suppression of women’s voices in the news media, the cost to society of the loss of these viewpoints, and the gains that could be won by making the media more representative of the societies they cover.”
Mary Ann Sieghart, The Authority Gap author, journalist, broadcaster, Nov 2022, about From Outrage to Opportunity
“From Outrage to Opportunity is not only incredibly insightful yet also, the report does not shy away from uncovering the individual, systemic and organisational challenges that intersectional communities face and how the global media industry can drive change by having targeted approaches across the news value chain..."
Sandra Masiliso, Creative Diversity Lead – 50:50 the Equality Project & BBC News, Nov 2022 about From Outrage to Opportunity
“This is an important moment. It is a remarkable honor and an extraordinary achievement to be among the inaugural class of Anthem winners. Selection as a winner means your work not only demonstrates world class talent, insight, leadership, and execution, it is also a best in class example of the work leading the way in the Impact Industry. You should be incredibly proud of your accomplishment. Your work was selected by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), a diverse group of social impact leaders and experts who are all working to improve our world. Winners represent work that the academy scored the highest in the judging process.”
Jessica Lauretti, Managing Director of The Anthem Awards about AKAS being rewarded a 2022 gold winner award for The Missing Perspectives of Women in News/COVID-19 News reports