From Bridget Liszewski of the TV Junkies:
Women behind Canadian TV: 2017 edition
They say a lot can change in a year. For the television industry on many levels thatâ€™s certainly been true, thanks in no small part to the rise of social media, which has given a platform to fans to use their voices to speak out against inequalities they see happening. Gone are the days where television shows can go an entire season without a female director and no one noticing or calling attention to it. Itâ€™s clear now that people are watching and listening, especially when it comes to diversity. Despite the fact that weâ€™re still smack dab in the middle of the Peak TV era, unfortunately the problems with gender diversity behind the scenes in television havenâ€™t changed all that much. Continue reading.