Hello, readers! We’re back for part two of our discussion on Miss Representation. Today, we’re sharing the conversation we had about how media representations of women have affected us personally, or how we see it affecting the girls and teens we know. Continue reading
The new fall TV season is upon us, and TeamCritique is making sure they’re well stocked in watchin’ snacks and batteries for the remote. Continue reading
I don’t understand why people don’t understand that the world of TV should look like the world outside of TV.
So we’ve got a new theme! I know, we just got a new theme. But this one is better!
Shake all your things, it’s dance party Thursday. Continue reading
That’s right. We’re not going to talk about “The Long Goodbye.” Continue reading
Recently the P-Mag crew did a big group watch of Jennifer Siebel Newsom’s Miss Representation. According to the official website, Miss Representation “exposes how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America [and] challenges the media’s limited and often disparaging portrayals of women and girls, which make it difficult for women to achieve leadership positions and for the average woman to feel powerful herself.” But, while many of us enjoyed it, we felt that it left some things unaddressed. So, we held a roundtable discussion about how the documentary was great and could’ve been better. The conversation is ongoing, so please jump in and share your thoughts! This is the first of four conversations we’ll be sharing over the next few weeks. Continue reading
I’m working with a difficult client, and I don’t know how to handle it. What started as a great relationship had devolved quickly, to the point I dread working on the client’s project at all. What can I do to salvage this? Continue reading
We had to move servers, again, because we are the Goldilocks of ladyblogs. This host is too small, that host has insufficient RAM, the other host thinks we get 4x the traffic we think we get, and charges by the view. Continue reading
Dear Selena: What questions should I ask when I get my first web writing contract and what questions will out me as a newbie? Continue reading