Sexist Media Awards

There’s a great project from The Women’s Media Center and She Should Run called “Name It. Change It“, which seeks to  “work to end sexist and misogynistic coverage of women candidates by all members of the press—from bloggers to radio hosts to television pundits.”

Just a few days ago the announced the awards for the Most Sexist Media Coverage of Women Candidates and Politicians in the 2012 Election (USA). Their press release notes, “With these awards, we hope the media will wake up and smell the sexism that all too often affects political coverage of women candidates and politicians,” said Julie Burton, President of the Women’s Media Center. “Sexism doesn’t have a place in coverage of women candidates and public officials.”

Read the whole story here and find out who “won”. 

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