Women's Voices Research Gets Heard : NPR Ombudsman Our analysis of female voices heard on NPR has garnered some recent attention.
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Women's Voices Research Gets Heard

"Where are the Women?," the Ombudsman research project analyzing female voices heard on NPR, garnered some recent attention.

Last Friday, NPR's On The Media featured the study, which found that NPR sources are more often male than female. Clay Shirky, a professor at New York University and author of blog post "A Rant About Women," weighed in on the research.

Other outlets that picked up the study include:

Media Report to Women 4/2/2010 Shelia Gibbons
The Blog: Where Are the Female Voices on NPR?

Newsweek Tumblr 4/2/2010 Jessica Bennett and Jesse Ellison
Equality Myth: NPR Asks Self: “Where Are All the Women?”

The Women’s Media Center 4/2/2010 Becca Stanger
Even NPR Lacks Women’s Voices

Mother Jones 4/2/2010 Mac McClelland
NPR’s Sex Problem

The Daily Femme 4/5/2010
How Will NPR Address the Lack of Female Sources and Experts in its Programs?

FAIR 4/5/2010 Peter Hart
NPR Studies NPR’s Gender Balance

The Huffington Post 4/7/ 2010  Jehmu Greene
Media Outlets Need to Take a Look in the Mirror

Poynter  4/7/2010 Mallary Jean Tenore
Ombudsman Says NPR Reporters Need to Look Harder for Female Sources

The Ethical Journalism Initiative 4/8/2010 
Alert: Where are the women?

True/Slant 4/8/2010 Susannah Breslin
Women Make Great Dictators, Bad Experts

Politics Daily 4/8/2010 Lizzie Skurnick
Rule No. 1 for Getting Media to Call You: Be a Man

Current.org 4/9/2010
Ombudsman points to another diversity challenge for NPR