We’ve got a great discussion lined up for this month’s Edinburgh Freelance meeting, as we take a look at the gender pay gap and how it affects journalists.
Leading the debate we have:
Claire Sawers, arts writer, reflecting on Equal, the new book by BBC journalist Carrie Gracie (https://carriegracie.com/)
Layla-Roxanne Hill, writer, talking about the disparities in pay of women who have intersecting identities, such as disabled, LGBTQIA+, race and ethnicity
Miriam Attwood, talking about income inequalities in PR
Nick McGowan-Lowe (tbc), the NUJ’s organiser Scotland, reporting on research into gender and photographers
In the chair will be Joyce McMillan, Scotsman columnist.
As this is an issue that affects so many people, we’ll be especially keen to hear your views.
MONDAY 21 OCTOBER
Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel
9 Haddington Place, EH7 4AL