Cristiana Bedei

Cristiana Bedei

Cristiana Bedei is an Italian digital journalist and arts writer based in London, UK. Her work has been focusing on gender issues and female artists. She graduated from the University of Siena, Italy, in Art History, and temporarily relocated to Paris where she met with the Guggenheims to finalise her thesis about artist Pegeen Vail. She moved to London in 2010, and after working as a press officer and artist assistant, she is currently finishing an MA in Digital Journalism at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Recent Posts

Online Work Has the Potential to Drive Social Revolution and Gender Equality

Advances in technology will cause a loss of more than 7 million jobs in the world’s biggest economies within the next five years, according to a World Economic Forum (WEF) report released to coincide with its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. And because of their low participation in computer and engineering-related fields, women are expected to lose out the most.

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The Discreet Power of Blogging Is Allowing Women to Express Their Expertise

No longer simple online diaries, blogs offer a platform for women to find their voices as experts and opinion-makers. LONDON, U.K—The media environment is mostly male-dominated. News is written by men and about men, and female journalists, experts and sources remain underrepresented. Data show how media organizations—in the U.K. and the Western world generally—perpetrate a systematic marginalization of women, and an increasing number of them have turned to the digital sphere to claim a public space through personal channels, social media and blogs. Blogging has often been praised for validating female voices, allowing them unprecedented freedom to publish original and unfiltered content, regardless of mainstream agendas and focuses.