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NEAR TRUTHS: CATALOG DANCE
Money is no object; rising interest rates be damned. (10/7a)
GRAMMY CHEW:
RAP EDITION
Michael and Kyle find a feast of hip-hop to chew on. (10/7a)
SONG REVENUE: “UNHOLY” MOLY
Sam & Kim get us in the Halloween spirit. (10/7a)
PRIMARY WAVE ADDS
$2B FUND
Hats off to Larry, who's doing the "Blitzkrieg Bop." (10/6a)
LORETTA LYNN,
1932-2022
Honoring the life and legacy of a truth-teller (10/5a)
GRAMMY SEASON
New categories! New rules! New WTF!
THE BIG DEAL
It's the one you didn't see coming.
RAID AT MAR-A-LAGO
"Who took my passports?"
HITS' 36TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL
Allow us to apologize in advance.
Blighty Beat
SEXISM RIFE IN U.K. RADIO: REPORT
3/10/21

Findings from a survey of more than 100 women working as presenters and producers in U.K. radio has suggested a culture of sexism and severe lack of equal opportunity in the industry.

The survey, conducted by nonprofit orgs Radio Silence and Women In CTRL, focused on the experience of women across the radio industry to identify barriers they face, from entry level positions through to executive roles. Headline stats include:

84% of those surveyed feel it’s harder for women to progress their career in radio than it is for men;

70% feel their appearance has an effect on their job opportunities;

61% have experienced sexist comments about their appearance at work;

And 59% feel child rearing has had or would have a negative impact on their career progression.

Anonymous quotes point to a culture of widespread sexism. “I was quite shocked how much sexism (and racism) still exists in the radio industry,” says one participant. “Over my career I have witnessed some appalling behavior toward myself and others from men in positions of power. Varying from bullying to unchallenged decision-making based on prejudices. More than one male manager has purposefully tried to stunt my career in the last 10 years.”

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