Open Letter to President Higgins, the BAI, Minister Martin & Irish radio.

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.

Open Call To The Irish Government, The BAI & Irish Radio Broadcasters to Support Domestic Artists

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

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 … 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.

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 https://www.canva.com/design/DAEbw8lw1Fw/UPHCRKRV1bKHLm4qz4W1SQ/view?utm_content=DAEbw8lw1Fw&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link&utm_source=sharebutton 20 YEARS OF THE IRISH SINGLES CHARTS: DISPARITY DATA REPORT 2000-2019 PRESS RELEASE: Irish music charts and … Continue reading 20 YEARS OF THE IRISH SINGLES CHARTS: DISPARITY DATA REPORT 2000-2019

Irish Radio Finally Starts to Shift Towards Parity, Diversity & Inclusion

>>>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

An Invitation to Action Plan for Radio

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

RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta are committed to continuing to ensure that women get a fair representation in the music they play!

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!