January 16, 2008

Misogyny in the media

Nancy Grace ... I hope you read this and realize what you are!

Bob Herbert writes in the NYT about politics & misogyny in the US.

Little attention is being paid to the toll that misogyny takes on society in general, and women and girls in particular. Its forms are limitless.

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The cable news channels revel in stories about women (almost always young and attractive) who come to a gruesome end at the hands of violent men. The stories seldom, if ever, raise the issue of misogyny, which permeates not just the crimes themselves, but the coverage as well.
Read the article - there is much to be outraged! Even in the land of the free. And elsewhere around the world, these crimes and violence against women can reach some rather depressing levels.

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