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Something Wonderful Is Happening in Michigan Tonight

By Elizabeth Hemmerdinger
My heart goes out to Michigan. A state that has, over time, contributed in so many major ways to enhancing the American Dream, is in a state of financial disarray that’s hard to appreciate here in New York City on a glorious spring day. We were in Detroit recently and saw first-hand how the downtown, except on the night of…
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Film & Television · News

It’s St. Pat’s Day, Meredith Vieira. Give us a break!

By Laura Baudo Sillerman
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy by Laura Baudo Sillerman Meredith Vieira—give us a break! Okay, it may come down to there are two kinds of women in the world:  those who are into St. Patrick’s Day and those who aren’t.  But some of us are pretty firmly on the fence—not exactly outfitted in…
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Politics

The Democratic Convention: The Media and The Message

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
By Dr. Patricia Yarberry Allen I had endured more than enough of Chris Mathews and his crew so I chose to watch the PBS coverage of Wednesday night at the Democratic Convention. It was a relief to have some measured reporting and interviews without overt partisan remarks and rumor flogging.  I certainly did not miss the blustering posturing of the…
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News

To Reach Boomer Women, Marketers Need To Be Willing To Go Gray

By Womens Voices for Change
By Tami Anderson, principal, andHowMarketing Teenage girls, with their fickle tastes and insider lingo and eye rolls at our feeble attempts to relate, would seem to be the most intimidating audience of all for a marketer to try to reach. Yet, the majority of marketing dollars and high profile campaigns are still directed squarely toward Gen Y, while Boomer women…
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News

Sue Simmons is a A New York Treasure – And An Honest Journalist

By Womens Voices for Change
Emmy Award winning television journalist Sue Simmons erred the other night. This New York legend, co-anchor of two daily broadcasts on WNBC,was doing a voice over promo for a news story about rising food costs. Suddenly stock footage of a cruise ship appeared on the screen. Unaware either that the microphone was on, or that the promo was live, Simmons…
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News

Courtney Cox Denies She Is In Menopause

By Womens Voices for Change
This is one of those “no good way to answer” stories. But it shows the power of the word, doesn’t it? Not to mention a good bit of societal ignorence about the whole business of menopause and fertility. Actress Courtney Cox has laughed off a report claiming she is no longer able to conceive, insisting the rumour she is going…
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Politics

PA Primary Results Are Not In Yet! But Opinions and Speculation Are. What Do Women Think?

By Womens Voices for Change
Today it seems that everybody is a political junkie. Seems like the exit polls are all over the place. Both the Clinton and Obama campaigns are spinning expectations, which some people like ABC’s Jake Tapper don’t buy.Rumors are swarming that a swarm of superdelegates will turn to Obama tomorrow. But matters like the cover of The New Republic are disturbing…
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