Monday, January 02, 2012

New Yorker Parity Report - January 9, 2012

The New Yorker's parity nudges up 3 percent this week.

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: +3%

January 9, 2012

Total writers: 21
male: 16
female: 5
gender parity score: 23%

Last week's score
Total writers: 20
male: 16
female: 4
gender parity score: 20%