Media

Pantsuit on Fire: The Founder of a Facebook Community Cashes In

 Chamberlain, who is neither an activist nor an author, is cashing in on what amounts to the labor of strangers. Read more »

Freedom of Information: Libraries in the Age of Trump

Libraries are radical, evolving resources that function with the sole purpose of providing free access to information for the masses and creating intellectual equality. Read more »

The Year in Black Girl Magic

Everything is terrible, but Black women stepped up to keep the ship from capsizing by creating art, speaking out politically, and generally being excellent. Read more »

Shred Head: "She Shreds" Magazine is Carving Out Space for Women Guitarists

25-year-old Fabi Reyna is dedicated to celebrating female musicians who are often overlooked or discouraged.  Read more »

Journalists Shouldn’t Play by Donald Trump’s Rules

He demands off-the-record meetings, but the point of journalism is to be critical and not always give politicians what they want.  Read more »

“I Would Rather Be Loud Than Quiet”: Anna Holmes on Navigating Sexism and Racism in Media

The newest co-host of the “About Race” podcast discusses navigating workplace patriarchy.  Read more »

Backtalk: White Fragility & South Africa’s Queer Femme Web Series

Amy and Sarah get into the nitty gritty of calling out the centering of white voices in popular media, and chat with our special guest and Bitch Media Global Feminism fellow Maneo Mohale about the queer web series of South Africa. Read more »

After Kim Kardashian’s Robbery, Blaming the Victim—And Her Body

After Kim Kardashian was robbed, some people are blaming her for the crime.  Read more »

Amanda Knox is Not on Trial

Amanda Knox has been acquitted… twice! But a new film examines her case as if it’s an open question. Read more »

Trump, “Trolls,” and “Post-Factual” Media

I’d be willing to trade some of the important discussions with my kid about bigotry and equality for a less revolting Republican candidate—and for a media that doesn’t enable him. Read more »

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Politically Correct Language Isn't Just About Being Polite—It's About Survival

Photo by Phillipe Leroyer (Creative Commons). Two weeks ago, Jonathan Chait published the lengthy essay “Not a Very P.C.... Read more »

Mad Science: Deconstructing Bunk Reporting in 5 Easy Steps

British scientists have uncovered the truth behind one of modern culture's greatest mysteries: why little girls play with pink toys. Is it...

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A Look at How Media Writes Women of Color

Nearly every Saturday morning, feminists of color hold Twitter discussions taking a deeper look at issues, such as gender violence. It’s the... Read more »

The Forgotten History of the Women Who Shaped Modern Advertising

It's easy to dismiss advertising as an anti-feminist industry. Read more »