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Women's Media Center produces original features on important issues by women experts and journalists.  Our reports and commentaries provide progressive women's perspectives on both headline stories and timely events ignored or misrepresented in the mainstream media.  National and international contributors -- widely diverse -- include members of the Women's Media Center Board of Directors, Progressive Women's Voices alumnae, SheSource participants, and many others, all using our platform to influence the global disucssion - and all paid honararia in respect for their writing.  They offer our audience must-know information to move forward making change. 

Shackled and In Labor

Shackled and In Labor

| March 10, 2015

As activists build momentum to ban the shackling of incarcerated pregnant women, a new report reveals substandard reproductive health care for women behind bars. More »

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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 »

In a Digital Age, Feminism Demands an Open Internet

In a Digital Age, Feminism Demands an Open Internet

| February 24, 2015

As a crucial ruling on net neutrality approaches, the author—executive director of the Center for Media Justice—explains why this issue is crucial for social justice movements. More »

He, Himself, and Him

He, Himself, and Him

| February 19, 2015

As this year’s Academy Award nominations show, men still dominate both in front of and behind the camera in Hollywood. The author of the It’s a Man’s (Celluloid) World report explains that change is possible—but only if we keep the pressure on. More »

Why I Hate That NyQuil Ad

Why I Hate That NyQuil Ad

| February 7, 2015

What parents really need is paid sick leave, and as working families advocate Ellen Bravo points out, it’s proving to be a winning issue in campaigns all across the U.S. More »

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“She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” Highlights Grassroots Feminists

“She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” Highlights Grassroots Feminists

| January 30, 2015

A new film deepens our understanding of a unique chapter in U.S. feminism. More »

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Reporting on Rape: We Can and Must Get It Right

| January 15, 2015

The author, a former sex crimes prosecutor, points out that true reports of rape are all too common, false reports of rape are rare but they exist, and good investigations can tell them apart. More »

A New Audience for an Unforgettable Writer

A New Audience for an Unforgettable Writer

| January 5, 2015

Kathleen Turner revives her role in Red Hot Patriot, the play that brings the words and wit of Molly Ivins to a new audience. More »

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Telling Stories That Matter

Telling Stories That Matter

| December 17, 2014

Daisy Hernández’s new memoir offers compelling perspectives on media, race, feminism, immigration, chosen family, and wanting nice things. More »

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Where Are the Facts on Breast Implants?

| December 10, 2014

As numbers of women getting breast implants continue to increase, researchers and advocates are voicing concern about their safety. More »

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