Why are men quoted more than women in news coverage of reproductive issues?

Last time I checked, men weren’t able to give birth. So why are they considered experts on the subject of women’s reproductive health, access and freedom to choose? Research by the Women’s Media Center found that “Not a single media outlet has more than half of its quotes in articles about reproductive issues from women.” That’s wrong and obviously needs to be rectified.

Read the press release and full research report.

Bylines by gender in coverage of reproductive issues

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