The College Republican National Committee, the GOP's youth division, is so, so good at communicating with female voters. Earlier this month, they were roundly mocked for an ad that compared Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist to buying a too-expensive wedding dress. (Ladies! We only understand…
Mark Finkelstein, a NewsBusters editor dedicated to "COMBATING LIBERAL MEDIA BIAS" who "spent ten days in Iraq" once, has a scoop: MSNBC host Chris Hayes was really sexist on the air last night. Which is true, if you don't know who Girl Talk is. Mark Finkelstein does not know who Girl Talk is.
Two of Viacom's breakout reality stars—Mob Wives' Big Ang and Jersey Shore's Snooki—hung out in the back of a limo and ate fast food as they filmed a series of weird cross-promotional spots, hyping their respective spinoffs (Big Ang premieres on VH1 July 8, while Snooki & JWOWW premieres on MTV June 21.) While their…
Who will be behind the door to take you on a date? The lean and handsome Gale? The muscular and sweet Peeta? Or a mystery tribute ready to bash your head in with a stick?
An academic study of 311 college students has found that on social networks like Facebook, "females who base their self-worth on their appearance tend to share more photos online and maintain larger networks on online social networking sites."
About 500 of the nearly 600 people who attended free open-source programming workshops in the last year were women. Why were the numbers so different from what we usually see?
"I won't back down from bullying a 12 year old girl if needed to reach my goal," read the lawyer's website. The asshole hockey dad had gotten a lesson in Internet justice. But is this reason to celebrate?
"You know it is possible to say no when someone tries to have sex with you. Just throwing that out there." Sorta true! "Like no is still an option, you whore." Uh-oh. Time for an elite high school Facebook scandal!
If you came of age without Facebook, you probably regularly find reasons to be grateful for it. But a new survey suggests that despite the risks, social networks can make teen girls more emotionally safe and closer to their friends.
As if to prove The Social Network's thesis that much of innovation comes down to dudes trying to score, here is a Foursquare app that zeroes in on critical masses of ladies. Cute or creepy?
Turns out Serena is taking classes to become licensed in the Nail Arts, and she practiced on Oprah's rarefied toes while the two talked about being crazy rich.
Before the Internet, editors compiled power lists using a complex system of favor-trading and slow-news-cycle holidays. Now, it's done by algorithm! Anyone can indulge their narcissism and quantify their own "influence." But only one can be on top. Or several.
According to a new study, one third of young women check Facebook upon waking, and 20 percent of us in the middle of the night. And 40 percent aren't troubled to find a "visibly intoxicated" photo of ourselves there.
Last night, VH1 aired a special two-hour edition of Behind the Music: Courtney Love. Nothing was off limits as she talked about her tough childhood, juvie, drugs, motherhood, Trent Reznor, plastic surgery, mental hospitals, and so much more.
"This construction worker I've been fucking has really been keeping me up late, " says actress Paz de la Huerta, who, New York tells us ominously, will this year be "impossible not to notice." Oh, goody.
It's no secret that Digg is a terrible place for women, whether as conversation topics, authors, or participants. But the same factors behind the social news site's hostile environment are also making Digg obsolete.