Podcast: Do media hold female politicians to different standards?

Ahead of EP elections, Andrea Römmele speaks with Politico about press coverage of women candidates.

When it comes to female candidates for political office, the media focus far more on their personal situation, like whether they are married or have children, or what they are wearing, compared to coverage of male candidates, Hertie School Professor of Communication in Civil Society Andrea Römmele says in in a Politico podcast.

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More about Andrea Römmele

  • Andrea RömmeleDean of Executive Education and Professor for Communication in Politics and Civil Society