Sexist website specializes in photos of Australian women journalists

first_img Google experiments drop Australian media from search results Australia is ranked 26th out of 180 countries and territories in RSF’s 2020 World Press Freedom Index, five places lower than in 2019. June 10, 2020 – Updated on June 11, 2020 Sexist website specializes in photos of Australian women journalists January 21, 2021 Find out more Organisation On eve of the G20 Riyadh summit, RSF calls for public support to secure the release of jailed journalists in Saudi Arabia February 22, 2021 Find out more “It is extremely shocking to learn of the existence of a forum that reduces women journalists to the level of sexual objects and displays an appalling disregard for their professional qualities,” said Daniel Bastard, the head of RSF’s Asia-Pacific desk. “We call on Australia’s minister for women, Marise Payne, to examine this disgraceful matter and initiate a debate about the way women journalists are treated in her country.” Help by sharing this information to go further When Lily Mayers, a reporter for the state-owned Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), looked at the site she discovered photos of herself in a bikini on a beach. Network 10 journalist Antoinette Lattouf found a private video taken in her home and a photo of herself covering the 2014 Sydney hostage crisis on which the only comments were smutty ones about her physical appearance. In September 2019, the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEEA), the leading organization defending journalists’ rights in Australia, published a survey on women in media entitled “Mates over Merit” – a title that sums up a situation in which the proportion of women declines very quickly as you go up the hierarchy in the media. Many women also report being the victims of ageism from 40 onwards. News News AustraliaAsia – Pacific Reports and statistics WomenInternet “Superb tits” … “about time they changed the camera angle to show some leg,” This is the kind of lewd comment posted on this Australian site by its more than 80,000 members. Administered from the Czech Republic, it has thousands of photos of several hundred women journalists, some of them screenshots taken from video and some hacked from the victims’ own social media accounts.center_img Receive email alerts It was journalist Lily Cardis who reported on Twitter on 29 May that she had spotted an Instagram account whose sole activity consisted of gathering photos and video of women journalists for posting on this forum. Other reporters, including members of the Guardian’s Australia bureau, quickly identified around 15 accounts on social media and YouTube with the same purpose. AustraliaAsia – Pacific Reports and statistics WomenInternet Smutty comments RSF_en News Reporters Without Borders (RSF) firmly condemns the existence of an openly sexist website with personal photos and video of Australian women journalists accompanied by crude comments. It is symptomatic of the unrelenting discrimination against women in Australia’s media, which the authorities should think about ways to end, RSF said. News ABC reporter Lily Mayers discovered photos of herself on the forum that she’d posted on her private Instagram account (Image: Daniel Bastard / RSF). Follow the news on Australia RSF condemns Facebook’s blocking of journalistic content in Australia Harassment The survey reported that 41% of women journalists said they were harassed online, that 48% said they had been subjected to direct sexual harassment or intimidation in the workplace, that they earn an average of 23.3% less than their male counterparts and that 89% thought that the measures taken to combat gender discrimination were not very effective or not effective at all. November 19, 2020 Find out morelast_img read more

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Pike BOE approves personnel changes

first_img Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Pike BOE approves personnel changes Skip Book Nook to reopen Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Print Article Email the author Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson • Accepted the resignation of Kristie Garner, English, Goshen High School, retroactive to Oct. 12.• Accepted the resignation of Melissa Davis, SPED aide, Pike County Elementary School, retroactive to Oct. 3.• Approved the resignation of Betsy Paul, ARI Aide, Banks, retroactive to Oct. 7• Approved the employment of Susan Maddox, kindergarten aide, PCES. Latest Stories By Jaine Treadwell Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Approval was also given for Wanda Corley to attend the Alabama Association of Elementary School Administrators Fall Leadership Conference, Oct. 23-26 in Birmingham.In personnel action, the board:• Approved maternity leave for Ansley Godwin, Nov. 14-Dec. 16. The Pike County Board of Education met Monday and approved an agenda of new business and personnel changes.The board approved permission for Dr. Donnella Carter to attend the Alabama Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development Fall conference, Oct. 23-26 in Birmingham.Permission was granted for Cindy Boswell to attend the CLAS Secretaries Conference Nov. 29 and 30 in Birmingham and the Chalkable Annual Conference January 17-20 in Pointe Clear. Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Sponsored Content Published 3:00 am Thursday, October 20, 2016 Around the WebIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel • Approved the employment of Frankie Hubbard, sixth greade teacher, PCES/• Approved the employment of Pamela Jaye Robinson, English teacher, Goshen High School.• Approved the  employment of Annie Fenn, SPED aide, PCES.• Approved the employment of Michael Dunn, bus driver.• Approved the employment of Paige Gray, bus driver.• Approved the voluntary transfer of Tomika Perry, aide GES to ARI aide, Banks• Approved permission to continue stipends for LCD/MDC coaches LaToya Gray and Cheryl Watson.• Approved volunteer status for Cynthia Savage, GHS band.• Approved volunteer status for Whitley Golson, PCHS football. You Might Like PCHS volleyball ends season in playoffs The Pike County Lady Bulldogs’ volleyball season came to an end on Monday as they lost in straight sets to… read more By The Penny Hoarderlast_img read more

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