The media shapes our understanding of the world. Yet women run only three of the top 25 newspaper titles in the U.S. While women comprise more than two-thirds of graduates with degrees in journalism or mass communications each year, just one-third of the media industry is women. Where are the women?
Known for breaking news, The Daily Beast is a news publisher also breaking leadership barriers and gender stereotypes. Women hold the lion’s share C-level titles. And business is going well with traffic and engagement climbing and direct ad revenue soaring (up 77% in 2018) in a notoriously tough market.