‘He’ vs ‘she’ in Australian media coverage: what the language of news tells us about gender imbalance

Dr Annabelle Lukin

Faculty of Human Sciences Director of MRes.

The data are a rich source for understanding how Australian newspapers project Australian stories and voices. You can download the full corpus here (scroll down to the link “Australia 2015/2016” to download the data). You can find the word frequency list I compiled for the Australian media corpus here.

If you would like to start a conversation on this topic, take a look at the data yourself and share your findings on Twitter using the hashtag #ozmediacorpus.

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