Introduction: Gender, Culture and News in the Western World - Romy Frohlich & Sue Lafky. Women Journalists in US News Media - Christine C. Bulkeley & June Nichols.; Theorizing the Imapct of Gender in Canadian Journalism - Gertrude Robinson.; Women in Serious and Popular Journalism: The Netherlands Case - Liesbet van Zoonen. Visibility without Power: Women Journalists in Italy. - Milly Bounanno.; Women in German Journalsim: Where do All the Women Go? - Romy Frohlich & Christina Holtz-Bacha. Status Quo and Development of the Professional Situation of Women in Austrian Journalism; An Overview -Johanna Dorer. Women in the Media in the U.K.: Progress at a Snails Pace - Linda Christmas. Women Journalists and the Gender Gap in Finlands News Culture - Henrika Zillacus-Tikkanen. Women Journalists, Gendered Genres and the Renewal of the French Press - Erik Neveu. Women Journalists in the Israeli Press - Einat Lachover. At the Millennium:Shifting Patterns in Gender, Culture and Journalism. - Margaret Gallager.