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.

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…

IRISH RADIO STATIONS 2FM, SPIN 103.8 & BEAT FM BECOME THE AGENTS OF CHANGE TOWARDS GENDER EQUALITY AND EMBRACE DIVERSITY

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: …

The Women Making Waves On The Radio

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….

20 YEARS OF THE IRISH SINGLES CHARTS: DISPARITY DATA REPORT 2000-2019

“Two decades of broken dreams, years of exclusion, lost income and shattered careers: A Look at The Irish Singles Charts 2000-2019 & The Homegrown Charts” ·      Link to play a slideshow presentation of the full report is here: https://bit.ly/3aF9hZy PRESS RELEASE: Irish music charts and radio stations largely ignore female and BiPoc artists. Before Imelda May’s ‘11…

An Invitation to Action Plan for Radio

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 womxn…

6 MONTH FOLLOW UP of GENDER DISPARITY DATA REPORT on IRISH RADIO

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…

The Why Not Her? Podcast launches

Why Not Her? is all about amplifying the voices of womxn across the entertainment, arts, creative, political and activism world. Season One has a myriad of guests who share their journeys and speak candidly about obstacles they have faced and how they navigated around them. Truly inspiring! The Why Not Her? Podcast series is hosted…

Coverage on the 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…