Paul Dwyer joins editorial board of Reprezentology: The Journal of Media and Diversity
This week sees the launch of a new journal promoting research and best practice in how to make UK media more representative of all sections of society. CAMRI’s Paul Dwyer is among those joining the editorial board of Reprezentology, a forum where academic researchers and media industry professionals come together to pool expertise and experience of issues of diversity in media. The journal aims to influence policy and practice to enable more effective representation of the “protected characteristics” defined by the Equality Act 2010 including, but not limited to, race, gender, sexuality, and disability, as well as their intersections. Reprezentology is novel in the world of academic media publication in attempting to combine rigorous, evidence-based research with a focus on the immediate concerns of industry practitioners, to create a better understanding of the current barriers to media participation as well as examine and promote the most effective ways to overcome such barriers. The first issue of the journal is out now, and also features an article on Diversity Regulation in the UK Broadcast Industry by CAMRI Alumni Peter Block.