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Entertainment & News Industry Show Disparity & Gender Gap

You've come a long way, baby... or have you? From video games to motion pictures, news and sports reporting, women lag behind men and/or face obstacles that males rarely face. Opportunities are scarcer for women in film, television, and print industries, and few females are found in top level management.

Jennifer Love Hewitt Loves Her Body
What's an actress to do when paparazzi take unflattering photos of her on vacation? Jennifer Love Hewitt fought back by emphasizing that women need to love their shapely, curvy bodies.

Powerful Women in Hollywood
At the annual Women in Entertainment Power 100 breakfast, the top influential women in the entertainment industry are honored.

Facts About the Gender Gap for Women Working in Media
If you've wondered why media falls short in its portrayal of women, look at who controls the media and you may understand why it's so. Underrepresented both in front of and behind the scenes, women still struggle to cross the gender gap in the entertainment and news industry.

Jill Abramson Fired Because of Sexism?
Jill Abramson, the first woman to be executive editor of The New York Times, has been abruptly fired, promptly many to speculate that sexism played a part in the end of her career at the Times.

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