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
Thank you so much to Cailean at Clash Magazine for including some of what our founding member Linda Coogan Byrne had to say about the historical breakthrough in the music scene in Ireland this year. Thanks so much for the platform and highlighting what Linda had to say about this years work carried out by … Continue reading Clash Magazine Interview with Linda Coogan Byrne “2020 Is The Year Irish Women Stood Up For Radio Equality And Representation”
This new report focuses in on The Irish Charts and the Gender Disparity therein. It was compiled from the weekly Official Irish Singles & Albums Charts compiled by The Official Charts company for IRMA and made available, weekly, from the IRMA website (Irma.ie). The research was carried out by Cian Sullivan, a member of the … Continue reading Gender Disparity Data Chart Report
We can finally reveal the update on Nationwide radio support within Irish Radio since the publishing of the Gender Disparity Radio Data Report. This report update covers the last 4 months - from June 24th 2020 to Oct 24th 2020.In late June, while Ireland was gearing up to return to some semblance of normality, many … Continue reading ‘Radioactive’ – A Four Month Review of Irish Radio Playlisting
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
We are delighted to announce that after talks with RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, despite the station not being in the overall Gender Disparity Report (as there was no available data from the station to draw from) they have been super supportive and active in getting to us a recent study done by the station and … Continue reading RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta are committed to continuing to ensure that women get a fair representation in the music they play!
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