Media

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 »

No Unsupervised Women Allowed

The person who moderates the presidential debates and the questions they ask matter. Read more »

Making Good on What Ailes You: Fox News’s Surprising Apology to Gretchen Carlson

When a media outlet is actually shaping the very face of a political party, what happens there matters acutely.  Read more »

Hate Cute, Fat, Black Confidence? Stay Mad.

Gabourey Sidibe won’t give entertainment media the weight-loss story they want, so some grimy, D-list websites are willing to make one up. Read more »

Cool Girls Talking: The Six Most Painful Quotes from Lena Dunham’s Amy Schumer Interview

We’ll save you a click: Not every conversation between friends needs to be published. Read more »

Magical Thinking: The Media’s Disturbing Portrayal of Katinka Hosszu’s Relationship with Her Husband and Coach

NBC sports commentators have been criticized for several other gaffes in the past few days that all display a traditional and conservative approach to gender and relationships. Read more »

Empowertise Me!

You can celebrate Seneca Falls and the strength and conviction of the courageous suffragettes involved whenever you use your First USA Anniversary Series Platinum Mastercard®. Read more »

Which Companies Got Called out for Sexist Super Bowl Ads?

From Snickers to Hyundai, some ads fell flat for feminist Super Bowl viewers.  Read more »

You Shared, We Listened: What We Learned From Our Audience Survey

Thousands of folks weighed in, and we’ve got more than a few things to share with you that we find fascinating.  Read more »

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The Forgotten History of the Women Who Shaped Modern Advertising

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

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 »

Films and TV Portray Abortion as More Dangerous Than It Is

Films and television shows tend to present a skewed portrayal of abortion—when fictional movies and TV shows include a plotline about abortion... 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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