President Obama's Press Conference Had Lady Journos and 'James Flacco'

"Josh has given me the who's been naughty and who's been nice list and we're going to use it to take some questions," President Obama said at the beginning of his end-of-the year press conference, referencing Josh Earnest, White House Press Secretary. That press conference was notable for several reasons, depending on… »12/19/14 3:30pm12/19/14 3:30pm


For the First Time Ever, Two Ladies Will Host a Nightly News Show

Good news for people who like to watch people other than white men host their evening news programs: PBS has grabbed Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff to co-host NewsHour, the channel's long-running nightly news program. According to PBS, "This will mark the first time a network broadcast has had a female co-anchor team."… »8/06/13 2:30pm8/06/13 2:30pm

Journalist Files Lawsuit Against Employer and Everyone Laughs

Reporter Tara Murtha of the alt-publication Philadelphia Weekly has filed a federal civil suit against her employer alleging that she was not compensated equally with her male colleagues and that the organization is a "hostile and sexually discriminatory work environment.” In response, multiple publications have… »8/01/13 8:30pm8/01/13 8:30pm

New Site Will Tell You How Many Ladies Got on the NYT Homepage Today

17 men have had articles featured on the homepage of the New York Times this Wednesday, five more than the number of women who can say the same. When you finish reading this, that number's bound to have shifted in one direction or another. At least, that's according to WhoWritesFor, a website designed by developer… »7/31/13 10:50am7/31/13 10:50am