Photo above ‘Reviewing the Reviews’ team in 1987.
First row from left: Sally MacEachern, Ros Schwartz
. Middle row: Jane Tarlo, Shân Morley Jones
. Back row: researcher Ann Treneman, Margaret Cooter
. Lesley Levene and Katharine Harding are not present.
WiP challenged the status quo by publishing research into areas of inequality and prejudice: Reviewing the Reviews monitored the treatment women authors received from the review pages of the press; Twice as Many Half as Powerful (1989) analysed employment of women in book publishing ; A Case of Covert Discrimination (1995, The Bentinck Group) examined barriers to women’s career progression . Sexism in advertising WiP also campaigned on specific issues such as sexism in advertising.