For transparency, Why Not Her? wishes to inform its community and the general public that we have reached over 100 signatures on our UpLift Petition that were needed to contact those mentioned below who are in power within Ireland to enact serious changes that can better the situation for Irish creatives in the music industry … Continue reading Open Letter to President Higgins, the BAI, Minister Martin & Irish radio.
This is an open call to the Irish Government, the BAI & Irish Radio Broadcasters to support domestic artists by allocating more airtime to them on the radio. Why Not Her? ask you all to consider supporting domestic Irish artists by working towards increasing the amount of airtime allocation appointed to domestic Irish Artists and … Continue reading Open Call To The Irish Government, The BAI & Irish Radio Broadcasters to Support Domestic Artists
In a turning point within the Why Not Her? campaign to shift radio towards a more balanced and equal playlisting policy, that reflects the cultural vibrancy of the Irish music scene, it is announced today that BBC Radio Ulster + Foyle, Beat FM, Tipp FM, Clare FM and more commit to lead with Equality, Diversity … Continue reading BBC Radio Ulster + Foyle, Beat FM, Tipp FM, Radio Kerry, Clare FM and more commit to lead with Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in a landmark response to Gender + Racial Disparity on the Airwaves.
The devastating situation unfolding in Afghanistan is speedily becoming more deadly by the hour. Thankfully evacuation flights have resumed from Kabul, but its's civilians are fleeing with nowhere to go, trying to get out of the country on flights, some military-operated, to seek refuge in bordering countries and internationally. Why Not Her along with many … Continue reading Why Not Her Call On Irish Government to Lead Afghan Humanitarian Effort.
IRISH RADIO STATIONS 2FM, SPIN 103.8 & BEAT FM BECOME THE AGENTS OF CHANGE TOWARDS GENDER EQUALITY AND EMBRACE DIVERSITY >>>REGIONAL RADIO SHOW THEIR BIAS AND RELUCTANCE TO SUPPORT GENDER PARITY >>>CORK STATIONS FAIL TO SUPPORT EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY >>> + A LOOK AT COMMUNITY AND LOCAL RADIO! LINK TO VIEW PRESENTATION *recommended*: https://bit.ly/3jVYtM8 PLEASE USE THE HASHTAGS: … Continue reading IRISH RADIO STATIONS 2FM, SPIN 103.8 & BEAT FM BECOME THE AGENTS OF CHANGE TOWARDS GENDER EQUALITY AND EMBRACE DIVERSITY
Irish radio stations need to get in tune with the times and give greater airplay to more female musicians, reveals a scathing report by campaigner Linda Coogan Byrne. By Lauren Murphy You can now read the full interview with Linda Coogan Byrne, founder of Why Not Her? in the Sunday Times by clicking this link. … Continue reading The Women Making Waves On The Radio
Irish charts and radio “largely ignore” women and people of colour, according to the latest gender disparity report of the music industry.The report, compiled by the Why not her? Collective, examined how female artists have fared in the Irish single charts over a 20-year period, with some years not featuring any women artists at all.The … Continue reading Irish Examiner Covers The 20 Year Irish Singles Chart Data Report
The Times UK: 20 Years of the Irish Singles Charts: Interview special Excerpt: Just one in nine Irish artists with a hit single over the past 20 years have been women, a report has found. A study by the Why Not Her? campaign found that female artists made up only 11.2 per cent of the Irish musicians … Continue reading Winne Ama of Why Not Her? Chats With The Times UK
“Two decades of broken dreams, years of exclusion, lost income and shattered careers: A Look at The Irish Singles Charts 2000-2019 & The Homegrown Charts” · Link to play a slideshow presentation of the full report is here: https://bit.ly/3aF9hZy https://www.canva.com/design/DAEbw8lw1Fw/UPHCRKRV1bKHLm4qz4W1SQ/view?utm_content=DAEbw8lw1Fw&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link&utm_source=sharebutton 20 YEARS OF THE IRISH SINGLES CHARTS: DISPARITY DATA REPORT 2000-2019 PRESS RELEASE: Irish music charts and … Continue reading 20 YEARS OF THE IRISH SINGLES CHARTS: DISPARITY DATA REPORT 2000-2019
>>>Rte 2fm finally reached 50/50 Gender Parity after 9 months, following the footsteps of sister station Rte Radio 1, the only Radio Station with total parity and diversity from the get go. >>>Galway Bay FM & KCLRFM become the first 2 Regional Radio Stations in Ireland to have an Irish female act as #1 in … Continue reading Irish Radio Finally Starts to Shift Towards Parity, Diversity & Inclusion