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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. 

Connected—Tiffany Shlain's New "Autoblogography"

Connected—Tiffany Shlain's New "Autoblogography"

| September 26, 2011

Filmmaker Tiffany Shlain invented a word for her film that crosses genres between documentary and memoir and explores how technology alters our sense of relationship. More »

The Biology of Nurturing Fathers

The Biology of Nurturing Fathers

| September 21, 2011

The act of daily childcare changes fathers hormonally, and that's all to the good of their families. The author discusses what feminists have long suspected. More »

The Deep Black Hole of Women’s History

The Deep Black Hole of Women’s History

| September 19, 2011

"History Detectives" on PBS will feature a "Votes for Women" segment in which author Louise Bernikow helps the crew unearth the origins of an early 20th century purple and gold banner. Her experience provoked the following thoughts about women's history, the media and where we are now. More »

Listening to Women—Obama’s Jobs Proposal

Listening to Women—Obama’s Jobs Proposal

| September 13, 2011

The jobs plan President Obama presented to Congress this week recognizes that out-of-work women need targeted help. More »

Painting Matters

Painting Matters

| September 12, 2011

A new exhibit in New York City this month highlights the work of women behind the scenes in theater—artists whose work you may not even know existed. More »

Women at the Front—Two Reporters Join a Sisterhood

Women at the Front—Two Reporters Join a Sisterhood

| September 8, 2011

At danger spots in the Middle East and elsewhere, CNN reporters Sara Sidner and Arwa Damon lend their particular perspectives, in a tradition of war correspondents who happen to be women. More »

Taking On Big Ag—Is Monsanto Useful?

Taking On Big Ag—Is Monsanto Useful?

| September 1, 2011

Ira Wallace and other small organic farmers have banded together to challenge an mighty agricultural giant, arguing that Monsanto's patented transgenic seeds do not benefit society. More »

“Higher Ground”—Vera Farmiga Takes Control

“Higher Ground”—Vera Farmiga Takes Control

| August 29, 2011

Using what she has learned from colleagues, Vera Farmiga, Oscar nominee for "Up in the Air," directs and stars in a film that explores spirituality. Arts reporter Emily Wilson talks to her about the project. More »

Make History With Your Media Activism on Women’s Equality Day

Make History With Your Media Activism on Women’s Equality Day

| August 26, 2011

This is Women's Equality Day. What better way to celebrate, suggests author and WMC board member Gloria Feldt, than to launch your own campaign against sexism in the media. More »

Justice According to Jack Welch

Justice According to Jack Welch

| August 25, 2011

A federal court dismissed charges of discrimination against Bloomberg L.P. last week. Here, the director of Family Values @ Work analyses the logic behind this blow struck against women trying to balance work and family life. More »