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Breaking News: WMC Acquires SheSource.org, 500+ Women Experts

February 19, 2009

WMC Daily News Brief: Anna Politkovskaya, Hillary Clinton, Foreign Aid

February 19, 2009

The Fox Disconnect

| February 18, 2009

As part of a Women’s Media Center campaign demanding that Bill O’Reilly apologize for his personal, sexist attack on the legendary White House correspondent Helen Thomas, Courtney Martin, a member of the WMC Progressive Women’s Voices program, appeared on The O’Reilly Factor this week to drive the message home. Here is Martin's account of the experience and its aftermath. (The WMC also received hundreds of hateful, profanity-laced, sometimes threatening emails and calls after calling for O’Reilly’s apology.) More »

WMC Daily News Brief: Voice of San Diego, Economic Stimulus, Hina Jilani

February 18, 2009

BACKDOOR DRAFT: indirect methods of forcing or manipulating people into military service—by extendin

February 18, 2009

BACKDOOR DRAFT: indirect methods of forcing or manipulating people into military service—by extendin

February 18, 2009

WMC Daily News Brief: Jill Zuckman, Kirsten Gillibrand, Pakistan

February 17, 2009

Of Slumdog and Loveleen

Of Slumdog and Loveleen

| February 17, 2009

The author, a filmmaker herself, considers what the woman with the title of “co-director” contributed to the remarkable success of a leading contender for both best director and best picture at this year’s Oscars—and what the controversy means for women filmmakers. More »

Is a Good Enough Stimulus Good Enough?

February 15, 2009

Frozen River: Oscar’s 2009 Cinderella Story

| February 13, 2009

A small budget movie breaks every conventional rule for success, and its writer and director, Courtney Hunt, is riding high—whether or not her film wins awards next week. More »