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Gender and Media

Equal! Equal! Read All About it! Why Equal Pay is Better Than Newspaper Headlines

Christina Pesoli | Posted 06.11.2014 | Women
Christina Pesoli

Whether the press is good or bad, if the officer is male, his gender is never in the headline. But if the officer is female, it is always part of the headline. And if a woman police officer performs both heroically and exactly as trained? Stop the presses!

More Grim News For Women In Media

Posted 12.13.2012 | Media

There seems to be a major gender gap on lists rounding up the most notable deaths of the year. Mother Jones' Dana Liebelson examined lists from va...

Why We Need These Kinds Of Women On TV

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 11.13.2012 | Women

For every Carrie Mathison, the brilliant, complicated spy Claire Danes plays on "Homeland," there are six "Real Housewives" -- in other words, the way...

Study's Grim Finding About Campaign Coverage

Posted 08.27.2012 | Media

A new study from media trends research group 4th Estate found that newspaper articles about the 2012 presidential election were overwhelmingly written...

Porn-Addled Teenage Boys Do Rule The World

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 01.01.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

So what if we don't have a female head of state for the next 500 years. Go get a facial. You'll feel better. Develop a hobby. I hear recreational pole dancing is really fun.