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Media Roundtable: 41% of women media professionals have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace, according to global study

The World Association of News Publishers

On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we discuss about a global survey analyzing sexual harassment in the media. The report, produced by WAN-IFRA Women in News in partnership with City, University of London, found that 41 percent of women media professionals have experienced some kind of sexual harassment in the workplace.


Melanie Walker, executive director of media development of the World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA)

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Global report on sexual harassment in the media

Malihe Razazan is the senior producer of KALW's daily call-in program, Your Call.
Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular media roundtable guest in 2001. In 2019, the San Francisco Press Club named Your Call the best public affairs program. In 2017, The Nation named it the most valuable local radio show.