Archive for April 2016

'Mean Tweets' begets #MoreThanMean and meaner tweets toward women in sports

'Mean Tweets' begets #MoreThanMean and meaner tweets toward women in sports
As a woman who’s been fighting for my own place in sports reporting for the past 20+ years, I was extremely surprised at the reaction of the men who read the ‘Mean Tweets’ received by my friends and sisters in sports broadcasting,  WSCR-AM 670 Sports Anchor Julie DiCaro and ESPN Sports Anchor Sarah Spain. If... Read more »

Happy Equal Pay Day?

Happy Equal Pay Day?
Equal Pay Day? I really can’t celebrate it. Like Disability Awareness Day, Child Abuse Prevention Month, and every other month, Equal Pay Day is meant to bring awareness to an issue that gets little press and consequently, far less attention. According to the most recent statistics, I earn 79% of what a man would earn... Read more »