media-shit-stirring

More on Gray, Keys and the media

As women, this whole media furore seems to have left us caught between a rock and a hard place. On the one hand, we’re under pressure to take sexism in our stride, with accusations of acting like weak little flowers if we even care about it, let alone react to it. On the other, we’re under pressure to congratulate SKY for sacking Keys and Gray, thus perhaps allowing ourselves to be dragged into a hypocritical media whipping frenzy......

Hakim report prompts media delight

As it's commonplace to see the mainstream media gleefully twisting the results of a piece of gender research, it's no surprise to find some choice juicy quotes from a report from Catherine Hakim spreading through the media and over the internet during the past week...