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Brave New World, Online Media Evolution

The final Women in Media event for 2016 at the Claremont Hotel was attended by an amazing group of women, powerful personalities and a few brave men. We were all there to learn a little bit more about a new but increasingly important part of media – the online landscape and how we can navigate […]

Looking forward to a wonderful WiM WA 2017 year

Thank you to everyone who’s supported our events in 2016. We’re already working hard on next year’s program, so stay tuned to our Facebook page for updates. In the meantime, we’ve posted our student reporter’s and photographer’s article and photos from our last event “The Online Media Evolution”, held on 9 November at the Claremont […]

The Future of Journalism

Interesting blog post on this subject from music journalist Rosalind Appleby. We’d love to hear your comments: whether you agree, disagree or anything else you’d like to say. Please use our Facebook page to give us your thoughts.

ACCC gives green light to West Australian/Sunday Times merger

News today from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) that the merger between Seven West Media and The Sunday Times can go ahead. Women in Media WA believes there is now an increased importance for providing support and networking opportunities within our industry which is undergoing significant change and employment challenges.

What are You Worth

Women need to recognise their strengths and sell their skills to realise their worth in the workplace, according to Curtin Leadership Centre Academic Director Dr Linley Lord. Dr Lord was presenting on a panel for Women in Media WA’s latest industry event ‘What Are You Worth?’ held at Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley. WIM is […]

The gender pay gap

A study released earlier this month by Curtin University researchers and the Workplace Gender Equality Agency found an average top-tier female manager earns $100,000 less a year than her male counterpart, with the gender pay gap widening the higher women climb. It also found women in casual work can expect to earn a full-time equivalent salary […]

Crossing the Line? Reporting Transgender

See videos from this event – student video journalist: Frankie Mann While guests squeezed into the basement of The Dominion League on Beaufort Street to hear the expert Women in Media panel discuss the media’s treatment of transgender issues, a buzz was palpable. This topic was ripe for discussion. The 10th anniversary WIM event had […]

Free pre-event Twitter workshop

Flip Prior, a proud founding committee member of WiM WA and now Twitter Australia’s Partnerships Manager (News & Government), will offer a free “Getting to Know Twitter Better” session exclusively for those attending our Crossing the Line event. The session will be held at The Dominion League from 5pm sharp (please be there by no […]

The baffling case of gender inequality

Baffling. It is simply baffling, that gender and wage inequality should be a subject talked about in 2015. In response to yesterday’s article in the Australian (about women in media earning less than men and a reference to Women in Media (WIM) looking to address this), there is only one question to be asked on […]