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Are Women's Magazines the Key to Creating More Women Writers? [Ladymags]

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.
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If Caroline Kennedy Thinks Ladymag Writers Are Stupid, What Does She Think Of Their Readers? [Crappy Hour]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel (6 years ago)

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

Ladymag Editors Deny Fall's Existence [Mag Hag]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel (4 years ago)

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

Ladymags And Men's Magazines Are Not Created Equal [Media]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel (4 years ago)

Some magazine insiders are irritated by how the industry's top awards reorganized the "general excellence" category: Women's magazines are in the "Fashion, Service and Lifestyle" category, while fashion-centric GQ and other men's ma... Read Post


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