Nobel causes

October 6, 2000

I suppose I could be a bit gender-sensitive, but, um, haven't a few more women been awarded a Nobel prize? Only one was mentioned - what about Aung Sang Suu Kyi? All ten of the portraits of award-holders on Lord Briggs' two-page spread were of men. This did, I suppose, make a kind of sense considering the headline.

Karen Ross Director, Centre for Communication, Culture and Media studies, Coventry University

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