There are lots of stories out there about how much sexism -- and worse -- female reporters have to deal with. Now, a new Tumblr called "Said to Lady Journos" is compiling some of the most egregious comments tossed at women as they try to do their jobs.
"Now that I don't have to worry about you quoting me, I can hit on you" -- Wall Streeter to a female financial journalist at an industry party, after hearing she didn't write about his firm.
"Are you lost, little girl?" -- conference attendee to a female reporter.
"They let you carry that big lens?" -- TV photographer, to a female photojournalist carrying a 400mm lens at the scene of an accident
"I only let you back here 'cause you're hot." -- A comedian, to an entertainment reporter in Los Angeles.
New York Times reporter Amy Chozick added her own cringeworthy example on Twitter:
The blog emerged around the same time the Women's Media Center said the gender gap in journalism was reaching "crisis" levels.
For more, click over to "Said to Lady Journos."
(h/t Daily Mail)
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