Tag Archives : Women in the Media

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The Wednesday Five: Best Longreads of the Week

By Women's Voices For Change
This week, our longform list includes a shout out to the following articles: the journey of a young mother with a disability struggling to keep her child under her care; the mom who helped expose Flint’s toxic water nightmare; Samantha Bee will be the first woman to helm a late-night satire show; Glenn Close’s crusade to fight the stigma against depression; and a meditation on the ideal marriage, according to novels.
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The Wednesday 5: Women in the News

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday 5: Claudia Chan is aiming to change the media's depiction of women; 'Honor Diaries,' the first film to break the silence on ‘honor violence’ against women and girls, is now on Netflix; the history of women dining in public; the current environment for women and girls in Chechnya; and confronting make-up's dirty little secret: those concealers cover up abuse scars.
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Wednesday 5: Powerful Women and their Magazine Covers, Patti Smith, More

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday 5: magazine covers that got it right when depicting powerful women; how presidents talk about women in SOTU speeches; an in-depth interview with Patti Smith; an online site that connects neighbor with neighbor—even in New York City; and a young girl in Afghanistan uses boxing as an avenue to freedom.
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Money & Careers

‘Retire’? Is That Even a Word, Barbara Walters?

By Women's Voices For Change
As the goodbyes and tribute shows roll out, we’ll keep an ear open to how Barbara Walters plans to use “retirement,” once she’s free of that punishing weekly schedule of 'The View.' Something almost entirely new is about to be created. And Walters will probably teach us what "reinvention" means.
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Wednesday 5: Jane Austen; Susan Brownmiller; Barbara Walters; and Hillary Clinton

By Women's Voices For Change
Judith Ross reminds us that holiday traditions aren't just for kids; notable women who have died are less likely to make the obituaries than notable men; a reminder that Jane Austen's novels were about women's empowerment; Susan Brownmiller reflects on changing the discourse on rape; and Barbara Walters asks Hillary Clinton about her hair.
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