Lo and Behold, Sunday Political Shows Still Dominated by White Dudes

The whiteness and the male-ness of those Sunday morning political talk shows on various networks like Face the Nation (CBS) or Meet the Press (NBC) or This Week (ABC) isn't exactly news. According to Media Matters' analysis of ethnicity and gender of Sunday morning talk shows published earlier this year, between ABC,… » 6/15/14 2:45pm 6/15/14 2:45pm

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

Why Most Mass Murderers Are Privileged White Men

Are white men particularly prone to carrying out the all-too-familiar mass killings of which last week's Aurora shooting is just the latest iteration? Is there something about the white, male, middle-class experience that makes it easier for troubled young men to turn schools and movie theaters into killing fields? In… » 7/24/12 6:20pm 7/24/12 6:20pm