The Tycoon and the Escort: the business of portraying women in newspapers

Hosted by the LSE Business Review, Women in Journalism UK and Catalyst Inc

Old Theatre, Old Building


Dr Marina Franchi

Dr Marina Franchi

Katie Hind

Katie Hind

Jane Martinson

Jane Martinson

Eleanor Mills

Eleanor Mills

Allyson Zimmermann

Allyson Zimmermann


Helena Vieira

Helena Vieira

This panel will discuss how the front pages of national newspapers portray women in terms of content and bylines. 

Marina Franchi (@marinapfranchi) is an LSE Fellow, LSE100.

Katie Hind (@katiehind) is a showbusiness writer at the Mail on Sunday.

Jane Martinson (@janemartinson) is a Guardian columnist.

Eleanor Mills (@EleanorMills) is Editorial Director of The Sunday Times, Editor of The Sunday Times Magazine, and Chair of Women in Journalism.

Allyson Zimmermann (@AllyZimmermann) is Executive Director of Catalyst Europe.

Helena Vieira (@helenavieira1) is LSE Business Review’s managing editor.

LSE Business Review (@LSEforBusiness) is a blog that promotes the dialogue between researchers and society on topics related to business and economics. 

Twitter Hashtag for this event: #LSEWiJ


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