Association for Women Journalist
s. Non-profit group intended to support woman in print and broadcast journalism
and promote the respectful treatment of women by the news
media. They have seven chapters across the USA, the first one having been set up in Forth Worth
. The were formed to co-ordinate protest
about a newspaper avertising campaign
featuring a scantily-clad woman.
There activities today include off-the-record breakfast meetings with important people in law, politics and education, panel discussion meetings and computer courses.
Membership is open to men and women and costs $30.