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Bravery, insight and simmering fury: Australian female correspondents on speaking truth to power

A confession: I am an academic and a journalist, but the name at the top of an article means little to me – whether my own, or anyone else’s.

It never has.

  • Sue Joseph
  • The Conversation

I am always far more interested in elegantly rendered content.

Whether it’s written by a man or a woman is irrelevant.

This gender disregard may seem counterintuitive.

But being a woman does not change the craft of journalism.

I know it changes almost everything else, but to survive as a woman in many (if not most) industries needs a sense of bloody-mindedness about our right to be there, and a…

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