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.
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 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
If you happen to be within Cork, Ireland, make sure you pick up a copy of the Cork Echo, and check out an interview with our founder Linda Coogan Byrne and Mike McGrath-Bryan.
Huge congrats to SPIN 1038- they have reached 50/50 Gender parity on their Top 20 playlist of Irish acts this month!!! They are the first major Dublin station to reach total Parity in Ireland. Can't express how happy I am to see this. From 5% to 50%! ADVANCING WOMEN’S EQUALITY CAN ADD over 12 TRILLION … Continue reading Spin 103.8 the agents of change towards total gender parity
Éire Diversity, is a playlist put together that showcases the wonderful array of talent from the poc and black community of artists, bands, djs, rappers and performers in Ireland's music scene. Featured acts include, Denise Chaila, Loah, Rose9, Rejji Snow, Erica Cody, Jafaris, Kedo, God Knows and many more that you should have on your … Continue reading Éire Diversity