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Washington Post Appointment Emblematic of Media Industry’s Persistent Marginalization of Women

| December 9, 2015

After the appointment of another male managing editor last week at The Washington Post, Soraya Chemaly calls out the continuing lack of women decision makers in media. More »

Giving Women Journalists a New Reach

Giving Women Journalists a New Reach

| March 4, 2015

Global Press News Service brings women’s unique access and insights to international reporting. More »

Keeping the Spotlight on Abortion Rights

Keeping the Spotlight on Abortion Rights

| January 15, 2014

Lizz Winstead keeps finding new ways to raise awareness of, and money for, the fight for reproductive rights. More »

Women’s Media Center Founders on “CBS This Morning”

September 18, 2013

WMC co-founders Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem appeared on "CBS This Morning" to talk about the Women's Media Awards—and how women's voices are necessary to democracy. More »

President Obama: Nominate a Woman to Replace Outgoing FCC Chair

President Obama: Nominate a Woman to Replace Outgoing FCC Chair

| March 21, 2013

Over two dozen prominent women's rights organizations and leaders signed a letter that was delivered today to the White House from the Women's Media Center, calling on the President to appoint the first female FCC Chair in the agency's eighty-year history. More »

Almost No Discussion of Women/POC Media Ownership at FCC Hearing on Media Market Entry Barriers

| June 27, 2012

The FCC held a hearing about community information needs and media market entry barriers, but barely acknowledged that there are very few women or people of color in media ownership roles. More »

Finally! FBI’s “Forcible Rape” Definition Is Officially History

| January 9, 2012

"The Iron Lady" Takes a Hit

| January 9, 2012

Female Social Media Users in Danger

| December 19, 2011

"Why the Odds Are Still Stacked Against Women in Hollywood"

| December 16, 2011