Gertrude J. Robinson's latest book Gender, Journalism, and Equity deserves to be reviewed in this journal for several reasons: First, the book is relevant for survey research: It has an international comparative perspective and documents findings of several journalist surveys in Canada, the USA, and Europe. It is primarily based on Robinson's own surveys of Canadian journalists in the 1970s and 1990s, which are interesting because of their complex multistep sampling procedure and inspiring questionnaire design combining question models adapted from other journalist surveys as well as newly developed models. Second, the book is relevant for public opinion research because of the important role journalists have in the process of public opinion formation: On the one hand, they participate in constructing and framing the public issues agenda. On...

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