- Portrayal of women
and men in De Journal, the daily television news broadcast of RTL Lëtzebuerg.
On demand of the Minister of Equal Opportunities (f/m) of Luxembourg
an analysis was made of the way women and men are represented in the
daily news program RTL Télé Lëtzebuerg. The results are here:
Michielsens, Magda & Angioletti Walter (2011): 'Étude sur la
Représentation des Femmes et des Hommes dans De Journal – RTL Télé
A summary: here
The extensive version in
printversion (To print, best to use Internet Explorer).
The article and the extensive report are in French.
- Flemish Elections 2009
An analysis of the television programs in preparation of the
elections for the Flemish Parliament of June 7th 2009.
We will be able to compare the results of our analysis with the
results of 2004. Also for the elections of 2004 we analyzed the television programs.
The results of 2004 and of 2009 are here
- A definition of
Commissioned by the 'Institute for the Equality of Women and Men' (IGVM)
we tried to formulated an operational definition of the concept 'sexism' (2008/9).
The results will be presented to the public on June the 19th 2009.
The announcement of the seminar:
(in Dutch and French)
- Portrayal of Work
In the context of an ESF-project we analyzed how Work and Work by
Women are represented on television (2006- 2008).
Promotor of the
project is the Documentation Centre and Archives
on Feminism, Equal Opportunities and Women's Studies
The results (with
all the figures of the analysis and the methodology) are available on the web site
of the project: Arbeid in Beeld
We are available of lectures, workshops and comments
on the results (in Dutch, English, French and Italian).
- Monitoring Media
We register a lot of television programs - news, discussions, magazines and
We analyze the programma's on demand or in the
context of our own monitoring activities or research projects.
In some cases we
use the MEER,
a standard gender assessment software tool. In other cases we use
the PAR, with a code book and other other devices adapted to the
specifi requirements of the research under hand.