Tag Archive | "media bias"

Over the Top Hillary-Bashing

Thursday, January 24, 2013

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Like I alluded to yesterday, some things will never change for Hillary Clinton Image via The Newseum

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Benghazi Hearings: Now With a Dose of Sexism!

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

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Photo credit: U.S. Embassy Prague   I don’t know why I’m still surprised by the sexism that continues to exist at media outlets today, especially when it comes to anything Hillary Clinton does or says. Even with analysts and talking …

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Miss Representation: A Must See Movie

Friday, October 21, 2011

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  “You can’t be what you can’t see.” That’s how the award-winning film Miss Representation begins, a movie that takes a critical look at negative portrayals of women in the media and how that undermines the ability of today’s generation …

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Michele Bachmann and Newsweek

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

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Many political observers thought that when Hillary Clinton gave us those 18 million cracks in the glass ceiling, that finally, FINALLY, women were going to be taken seriously as leaders.  Unfortunately, those in the media who are more concerned with …

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Five Pieces of Advice for Michele Bachmann from Hillary Clinton

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

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I know Michele Bachmann and Hillary Clinton are at complete opposite ends of the political spectrum, but now that the congresswoman from Minnesota has made her 2012 presidential bid official, she should prepare herself for the inevitable increased amount of …

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What’s Worse — When the Media Mock Political Women or Ignore Them?

Friday, August 13, 2010

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The media love to mock women in the political world by using sexist terms that demean us and make us out to be something not worthy of serious consideration.   We saw that time and time again during the 2008 presidential …

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November is Adoption Awareness Month — There Should be No ‘Give Backs’ in Adoption

Thursday, November 12, 2009

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“Give backs” are for bad holiday gifts, not for children. There are few things that truly make me lose it, but sensational media coverage of adoption is one of those things.  So bear with me as I explain my visceral …

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Why We Continue to be Our Own Worst Enemy

Sunday, August 24, 2008

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While there are no statistics to prove this, it feels like there are a record number of events for political women at the Democratic National Convention. That’s a really exciting thing in terms of where political women go from here …

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Sexism. It’s Not Just About Hillary Anymore

Friday, May 23, 2008

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When someone calls Hillary Clinton a bitch, it’s not just about her. It’s about me and my fellow MOMocrats and my sister. It’s about my mother and my aunts and my daughter. It’s about mothers and friends and women …

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Even an Obama Supporter Believes Media Coverage of Hillary is Sexist

Monday, April 28, 2008

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I’ve taken a lot of heat for continuing to talk about my belief that many in the media have treated Hillary Clinton unfairly because of her gender. Comments like, “If you look hard enough for sexism, you’ll find it” or …

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Can We PLEASE Forget About the Blue Dress?

Thursday, March 20, 2008

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I KNEW that no one really cared about Hillary Clinton’s schedule. Not the schedule per se. The interest was to use it as a tool to go after her. That’s what it looks like today. Don’t believe me? Then …

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