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Gender Bias in Media

Blame Tinseltown for Gwyneth's Working-Mom Snub

Anne Weisberg | Posted 04.03.2014 | Women
Anne Weisberg

Paltrow's comment should be a call to working parents around the country to demand TV shows and movies that show us in real life, that celebrate the joy of parenting while having a career -- and that show the hard truth.

More Than a Few Good Men in Maine Media

Cynthia Dill | Posted 12.29.2013 | Media
Cynthia Dill

It's harder than ever to get unbiased reporting. Every ideology has its own channel, every bully their own pulpit. Social media gives anyone with a device a voice, and reduces complexity to a sound-bite. The Center for Public Interest Reporting disrupts this frenetic pace just in time for the 2014 elections, and offers up the opposite of all-inclusive, short and new.

Geena Davis: What's Still Missing From Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.31.2013 | Fifty

For Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis, the 1991 girl buddy movie "Thelma and Louise" wasn't just a career watershed; it was a life-changing role...

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.

Behind the Scenes With the Indefatigable and Bold Geena Davis

Pat Mitchell | Posted 11.06.2011 | Media
Pat Mitchell

This lack of good role models for women, and especially for girls who need to see what they can be in order to have those dreams and ambitions, is something that has concerned Geena and many of us for quite some time.

Pennsylvania Station 2008

Gloria Feldt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gloria Feldt

The superdelegates will go with whoever they perceive as a winner. Today it could be Clinton-- she's hung in there despite being badgered mercilessly to drop out.