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Talk Topic: Donald Trump, Megyn Kelly and Reproductive Matters

By Women's Voices For Change
Within a matter of days we’ve seen two disparate developments, which both relate to the female reproductive system. The frontrunner for the Republican nomination for president verbally attacked a female journalist with a remark that many people interpreted as him saying she was “hormonal.” And, three major companies and the Navy announced expansions of their paid maternity leave benefits.
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Fashion & Beauty

Fashion Friday: Best of 2014

By Women's Voices For Change
We combed through the roster of fashion features from our popular weekly series, Fashion Friday, for the five articles that resonated the most with our "Women's Voices" audience. We've learned a lot about your style index—Paris, Diane Von Fursetenberg, Jewelry and Philanthropy, Summer Indulgences, and NPR's perspective on what constitutes chic—yes, NPR!
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Money & Careers

Book Review: The Venturesome Life of Gail Sheehy

By Deborah Harkins
By Deborah Harkins

Sheehy’s memoir is the tale of a tempestuous romance; a compelling look into the first stirrings of female revolt in the 1960s and ’70s; and the story of a reporter who throws herself into danger so persistently that her book is clearly the blueprint for a screenplay.

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News

Seasoned Journo Flouts Beijing, Speaks Truth to New Financial/ Old Political Powers

By Diane Vacca
The once-bustling newsroom of Caijing, China’s premier business news publication, fell silent last month, when the star editor walked out followed by the editorial staff, who resigned en masse. Disagreements over censorship and money ignited as a long-simmering feud between editor Hu Shuli and her publisher, Wang Boming, came to a head in July and finally boiled over in November.…
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News

Newsflash: Couric Wins Cronkite Award

By Women's Voices For Change
The award was named for “Uncle Walter,” but last night belonged to the most influential woman in the nightly news. At the Annenberg Norman Lear Center at the University of Southern California, CBS News managing editor Katie Couric won a Special Achievement for National Impact on the 2008 Campaign. The awards jury honored Couric for her  “extraordinary, persistent and detailed…
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