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Terry’s Pick: Women’s Media Center, WGA & a Power Lunch

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Julie Louis-Dreyfus playing the VP of the United States in Veep

GLOWING: with laughter and admiration at this “high concept” Power Lunch article in last week’s New York Times, in which Julie Louis-Dreyfus of Veep and Nancy Pelosi of the US Senate sit down to talk about female leadership, charcuterie and all sorts of other delights.

FINDING MYSELF: unsurprised with this recent Women’s Media Center study which shows men still outnumber women in news media, especially as television anchors. We at NYWIFT are happy, however, to see that PBS leads the way for women in television news, “with 93% of its stories reported by female anchors.” And on that note, I am…

COMMENDING THE EFFORTS: of our partners over at the Writer’s Guild of America, who released this report to bring attention to the dearth of female and minority writers in film and television.

Terry Lawler is NYWIFT’s Executive Director. Tune in every Tuesday for her picks.

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