There's been an ongoing discussion about how poorly represented women are among the ranks of magazine writers. For instance, women wrote just 26.44 percent of New Yorker stories last year and only 16 percent of those in Harper's. But Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor of The Nation (which does a bit better women-wise than some of its competition) has some interesting ideas on how we might change that.
Caroline Kennedy knows that real reporters don't write for women's magazines or blogs, so today, Jason Linkins and I talk about Gaza in terms of masturbation and "Barack The Magic Negro" instead of her candidacy. JASON: Hey! MEGAN: ... Read Post
Women's magazine editors have taken another step in their ongoing campaign against reality. While we mortals are raking leaves, sipping pumpkin spice lattes, and breaking out the sweaters, airbrushed beauties are frolicking in flora... Read Post