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.
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
6 MONTH FOLLOW UP of GENDER DISPARITY DATA REPORT on IRISH RADIO >>> Diversity on the rise in the music scene as we go from just 1 artist of colour to 11 featured in Airplay charts across Irish Radio in the last 6 months. >>> National & Dublin Radio Stations lead the changes in gender … Continue reading 6 MONTH FOLLOW UP of GENDER DISPARITY DATA REPORT on IRISH RADIO
We can finally reveal the update on Nationwide radio support within Irish Radio since the publishing of the Gender Disparity Radio Data Report.In late June, while Ireland was gearing up to return to some semblance of normality, many people were hoping that the pandemic would remain the major news story of the year. This wasn’t … Continue reading Rte 2FM & Spin 103.8 Become The Agents of Change on Irish Radio Towards Gender Parity
In June 2020 the Gender Disparity Data Report on Irish radio was published. It sent ripples of shock through the Music Industry as it showed the disparity that exists across the country on Irish radio towards female acts and bands. Barely any stations, bar Rte radio 1, had any kind of gender balance when it … Continue reading Rte 2FM Become Leading Game-changers in Irish Radio to support Female Irish Acts and Acts of Diversity
GENUINELY – from the bottom of our hearts, we want to thank all our supporters in the press – online and in print – who have ran articles on this very important Data Report, including podcasters who have had us on to speak as no radio station has invited us on yet (would you believe it?!). You are … Continue reading WHAT THE MEN IN IRELAND’S MUSIC INDUSTRY HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THE GENDER DISPARITY REPORT ON IRISH RADIO
The findings in this report outline the Gender Disparity that is present on the Top 20 most played songs by Irish artists on each individual radio station in Ireland over the period of June 1st 2019 to June 1st 2020. It also shows the Top 5 most played songs on each station and the Artists … Continue reading GENDER DISPARITY DATA REPORT: ON IRISH RADIO
Thanks to everyone who have shared, written about, posted about and supported this campaign so far. We have almost 20 million of a reach in under two months! If you'd like to read and subscribe to any of the papers/sites who featured - feel free to click the links below. FROM MID-JUNE - PRESENT: THE … Continue reading Coverage on the Gender Disparity Data Report On Irish Radio