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
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
>>>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
Legendary Irish Artist Jim Fitzpatrick, best known for elaborately detailed work inspired by the Irish Celtic artistic tradition, has given Why Not Her? a beautiful piece of art to use for the Solidarity Campaign that is being led with the simple hashtag #WhyNotHer which aims to elevate the voices of women and female-identifying people and reach a … Continue reading Legendary Irish Artist Jim Fitzpatrick Gives Solidarity to WhyNotHer? Campaign in Beautiful Art Piece
https://www.canva.com/design/DAEWSn9Cq6A/view?embed Invitation to Action Plan 2021: WNH? by WhyNotHer? 'Led by music industry consultant Linda Coogan Byrne, global development executive Bernadette Sexton, and researcher and academic Dr Brenda Donohue, Why Not Her has now launched an action plan for Irish radio stations to implement in order to tackle the inequality. Audiences want to hear more … Continue reading An Invitation to Action Plan for Radio
https://videopress.com/v/u1Akatlv?preloadContent=metadata Did you see us on the RTE News 6.1 National news? Thanks to Sinead and team for covering our campaign. https://www.rte.ie/entertainment/2021/0128/1193752-huge-lack-of-airtime-for-female-artists-on-irish-radio/
We would like to thank the Irish Examiner for their continued support and being on the right side of Gender Equality & Diversity. Full article here: https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/arid-40214618.html
You can check out the exclusive coverage that the Irish Times published on the latest Gender Disparity Report right here: https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/music/radio-still-plays-staggeringly-shockingly-more-male-irish-artists-1.4463249 We would like to thank the Irish Times for their continued support and being on the right side of Gender Equality.