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A new survey by Newsweek has found that one-third of women who are journalists say they have been harassed in the past year, according to a report by the publication.
The survey, conducted by Newsweek in partnership with the Association of Women Journalists, also found that 30 percent of women say they’ve been subjected to “intimidation, harassment or discrimination,” while 24 percent said they’ve faced discrimination and 17 percent said that their employer or company has harassed them.
The survey was conducted between Feb. 5 and 8 among more than 6,000 people across the U.S. and Canada.
Newsweek’s senior editorial writers were polled in response to a recent article by The Atlantic in which Chua said that she had experienced harassment and discrimination.
The Atlantic article reported that Chua had been sexually harassed by a producer of a show on the CBC television network.
Newsweek is known for its focus on women in the media, and this is one of the few times Newsweek has included a full breakdown of the data in its story.
While Newsweek is an important source for many women in media, the survey also found a significant gender gap when it comes to the types of harassment that women are reporting.
Newsweek found that women who have been subject to “threats, threats of physical harm, verbal abuse, verbal and physical harassment, verbal or physical abuse, sexual harassment or stalking” reported the most harassment, followed by those who had been “threatened, harassed or discriminated against” or had experienced physical violence.
The numbers for the second category were even higher.
Women who have faced physical violence were most likely to have experienced “threat of physical violence” or verbal or emotional abuse, according the Newsweek report.
This gender gap was particularly notable when it came to the number of women reporting that they have experienced harassment at work, Newsweek found.
Women reporting harassment at their jobs were more than three times as likely to report it as women who reported it at a stranger’s job.
Women who have reported being discriminated against at work were also much more likely to be assaulted than women who had experienced any of the other categories.
While women who experienced sexual harassment at a company had a four-to-one likelihood of being assaulted at work compared to women who did not, they were more likely than those who did face any form of physical harassment at the company.
Newsweek reported that “women who have experienced sexual or physical harassment are far more likely at work to be harassed than women not subject to sexual harassment.”
These figures come as the industry grapples with how to better protect female reporters and editors, as well as women in leadership roles.
The Women in the Newsroom campaign is part of a broader effort by Newsweek to increase awareness of the importance of diversity in media and to encourage companies to promote inclusion and diversity.
In a statement, Newsweek said it is “totally committed to promoting diversity in journalism and in all aspects of the workplace,” and that the survey “demonstrates the fact that we are making strides in advancing our commitment to a culture of inclusion, diversity and inclusion of women.”
This article has been updated to include the Newsweek survey data.