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…