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Meet The First Four Women Who Moderated Presidential Debates

What does a female moderator actually do to shift discourse? What impact have they had? It turns out, looking at their stories and experiences, that gender still permeates the debates — and their ability to have an impact on the conversation. The post Meet The First Four Women Who Moderated Presidential Debates appeared first on Autostraddle.
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