journalism

How Sponsored Content killed the Mommy Internet

Mom bloggers say the internet has changed. Here’s why.

Aziz Ansari, #MeToo, and the Media

What allegations against comedian Aziz Ansari means for #MeToo.

Stuck on the Sidelines

During the Super Bowl, the only women on the football fields will be on the sidelines. Cristen and Caroline highlight historical landmarks of women in sports journalism and American football's troubling tradition of relegating women reporters to the sidelines to serve as on-camera "eye candy."

'The Gray Lady' Finally Gets a Lady Boss

New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. announced today that the paper had appointed its first female executive editor after 160 years. Jill Abramson has served as NYT managing editor since 2003, and she'll succeed current executive editor Bill Keller come September. The news felt especially relative, coming close on the heels of the Stuff Mom Never Told You two-parter on women in news biz. Also, last year Le Monde -- essentially The Times of France -- appointed its first female executive editor (Sylvie Kauffmann) as well, which makes me wonder whether an age of gender parity in the newsroom are upon us.

Is there a gender divide in journalism? Not really - from stunt reporters, sobs sisters, Eleanor's girls and other names, lady reporters have been around for a long time. Join Cristen and Molly as they discuss gender and journalism in this episode.

17 Women Who Changed Journalism

As a journalism grad and blogger/podcaster on women's issues, GOOD magazine's list of 17 Female Reporters Who've Redefined a Formerly Male-Dominated Field doubled my nerd pleasure. The heavy hitters you'd expect made the list -- Barbara Walters, Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer and Arianna Huffington. Yet while clicking through the slideshow, I also noticed a disappointing pattern...