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Despite recent efforts to bring more diversity into news reporting, women are still massively under-represented in the news.

According to a report by The Global Media Monitoring Project, only 24 per cent of news subjects and sources are women.

However, by paying closer attention to their sources, journalists have the power to change that.

Take a look at these tips on how to diversify the representation of women in your reporting, rounded up by Nazlee Arbee.

"By following hashtags, media workers can gauge who feels comfortable with particular identity labels. They can then reach out to connect while respecting boundaries if there is no response", one tip reads.

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