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Lynn Enright: ‘Still, too much of the media is dominated by an agenda set by men’


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by Lynn Enright
26th Jan 2021

Read time: 7 mins

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Five women of different nationalities and cultures standing together.

In her first weekly column, Lynn Enright writes about the power of female voices in the media, and how they are more essential now than ever before.

We’d make our way to the biggest, most well-stocked newsagent in our country town and spend up to £20 on a selection of fat magazines. Those imported from America were particularly expensive but we felt it was worth the money to own a magazine that used the word “fall” instead of “autumn” and featured a baby-faced Gwyneth Paltrow photographed by Steven Meisel. We read the magazines as though they were actually relevant to us, devouring...

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