Megyn Kelly Finds Nancy Pelosi Guilty of Sexism for Critiquing SCOTUS

During a press conference Thursday, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Americans "should be afraid" of the Supreme Court as it stands now, due to the fact that cases like Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. are being decided by a predominantly conservative male court. Megyn Kelly thinks this is sexism. » 7/11/14 11:00am 7/11/14 11:00am

Angel Haze and Ireland Baldwin Are Dating, Alright?

On Friday, the Independent published an interview with Angel Haze that featured some very strong quotes about media coverage of her relationship with Ireland Baldwin. In it, Haze is quoted as saying that she doesn't get why publications have referred to her and Baldwin as "best friends" instead of dating. "I have… » 6/27/14 8:15pm 6/27/14 8:15pm

The People Who Google Their Dates the Most Are Definitely Media People

Over at The Cut, Maureen O'Connor has done another deep dive into the world of dating trends, writing about "the ultimate abstinence": people who abstain from googling their dates. What she doesn't mention is that the people who are the biggest offenders on this front are hashtag "media people." » 6/23/14 3:20pm 6/23/14 3:20pm

Bitchy Newspaper Runs Dubious Story About Bitchy Female Journos

Sheila Weller's book The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour—and the (Ongoing, Imperfect, Complicated) Triumph of Women in TV isn't even out yet and it's being used by media outlets to tear down the very women the book covers. This is especially rough to watch given that the point of the… » 6/17/14 5:45pm 6/17/14 5:45pm

The Right Wing is Having a Field Day Over an Old Hillary Clinton Story

In 2008, Newsday reported that Hillary Clinton's 2003 book Living History had glossed over a job she had as a lawyer in Arkansas in the '70s: representing an alleged rapist. But because Clinton's got a new book out and is maybe running for President again, we've got to go over all the details of this old story like… » 6/16/14 1:00pm 6/16/14 1:00pm

​Who Wants to Remember Bill Cosby's Multiple Sex-Assault Accusations?

The thing about Dylan Farrow's open letter accusing her father, Woody Allen, of sexual abuse is: There was not much really new about it. It was new that Dylan Farrow herself was signing her name to the accusations, but Vanity Fair had covered the case, in grim detail, more than two decades ago. » 2/04/14 4:48pm 2/04/14 4:48pm

Editor Tries to Defend Stupid Comments About Single Moms, Fails

Last week, one Chris Powell, managing editor of the Journal Inquirer out of Hartford, Connecticut used his plaform to lay down some facts about how single moms are ruining journalism. Some people (us!) didn't love this poorly written screed and used their platform to say as much. Powell became "the national… » 10/07/13 5:00pm 10/07/13 5:00pm

Journalism Is Failing Because of Single Moms on Welfare

It's not the internet or the those stupid young people who won't pay for things or the cost of paper that's thrown the media landscape into a tizzy: it's women. That's according to Chris Powell, the managing editor of the Journal Inquirer out of Manchester, Connecticut, who has penned an op-ed about the real people… » 10/01/13 3:50pm 10/01/13 3:50pm

People Accuses Wrong Asian Woman of Dating Sergey Brin

Just imagine the scene: news breaks that one of the most influential figures in the history of technology is having an affair with an underling. But instead of choosing one of the many photos Amanda Rosenberg herself uploaded, People magazine apparently seizes the first snap of a woman in Google Glass it can find. » 9/11/13 9:59pm 9/11/13 9:59pm

It's Dude-itors All the Way Down

In the middle of the Venn diagram between the glass ceiling, the vanilla ceiling, and chilled out dude-itors, you'll find the cover of the summer issue of Port. There, staring back at you, are the patriarchs-in-chief of some of the most influential American print magazines, which, if you believe them, have the same… » 6/11/13 4:50pm 6/11/13 4:50pm