Tag Archives: Gender Gap

More than half of this year’s National Book Critics Circle finalists are women

Tweet This morning, the National Book Critics Circle named the finalists for their annual awards for excellence in six literary categories (autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry) for the publishing year of 2013. This year’s list includes a healthy gender balance. Twenty women are finalists, and Katherine A. Powers was named the winner for [...]
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Magazine cover featuring six old white dude-itors prompts #WomenEdsWeLove

Tweet The new golden age of magazine publishing is pretty pale, male, and stale, according to this Port cover. Granted the magazine business is still pretty male-dominated and granted the British quarterly is a men’s magazine and granted who had even heard of it before this cover? Not me. But as others have noted, there are, in fact, quite a [...]
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Chart of the Day: The gender gap in Silicon Valley

TweetJust how stark is the gender gap in Silicon Valley? According to Obama’s former technology head honcho Catherine Bracy, reeeeeally bad. Women make just 49 cents for every dollar men make there. Via Mother Jones, here’s a chart that drives it home:   In 2010, 89 percent of California companies that got crucial seed funding were founded [...]
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Chart of the Day: White men are 31% of the population but 58% of evening cable news guests

TweetMedia Matters has a series of depressing charts showing the (lack of) gender and racial diversity on cable news shows. They analyzed 13 evening cable news shows on CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC during April, though I’d imagine this sad game could be played every month of the year. The charts that show the combined [...]
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New Tumblr watch: 100 Percent Men

TweetThe 100 Percent Men Tumblr serves up a depressing sampling of “boys clubs” in areas of leadership, business, publishing, the arts, you name it. It’s a high-impact visual reminder of just how bro-tastic the world still is–and motivation to keep working to shake down the patriarchy all over the globe. Tweet
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