Tuesday, January 31, 2012

New Yorker Parity Report - February 6, 2012

Abysmal gender-parity score this week - 14%, the lowest it's been since I started keeping track. A mere three female bylines out of 21. What century is this, again?

The New Yorker Parity Report

A regular report on the gender parity - or lack thereof - of the current issue of The New Yorker based on table of contents by-lines
Includes fiction, non-fiction, poems. Does not include illustrations.

A score of 50% means that half of all writers in the issue are female.
A score of greater than 50% would mean more female than male writers. This never happens.

Parity change from previous week: -9%

February 6, 2012

Total writers: 21
male: 18
female: 3
gender parity score: 14%

Last week's score
Total writers: 20
male: 15
female: 5
gender parity score: 25%