THE MEDIA PATRIARCHY
In light of comments noted pill popper and radio host Rush Limbaugh made about a Congressional witness’ testimony (he called her a “slut”), Rush Limbaugh has suffered at the hands of popular opinion designating him a categorical creep. Soon after this happened, a bunch of The Rush Limbaugh Show’s sponsors weighed in by pulling their advertising from his show after he apologized, helping shift that categorical designation into a technical one. Is there anything he can take away from all of this? What, if anything, does Rush have left?
But of course: Twitter.
“Who knew The New Yorker was such a total bro-fest?” asks an Atlantic Wire writer, pointing to the VIDA: Women In Literary Arts study, started in 2010 with the question of sussing out whether or not “gender discrimination in the publishing world was entirely anecdotal.” So they counted. And guess what?
It isn’t! And they have wonderful pie-graphs and charts to prove it.
This Old House
If you haven’t already read it, this week’s New York Magazine profile of “misunderstood creature” and Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein by Jessica Pressler is many things, but most prominently: weirdly fun, especially concerning a revelation about Mr. Blankfein’s pop culture proclivities.
Behold this chart, assembled by the Washington Post, which depicts the heaviest concentration of American foreclosure activity.
The Las Vegas area is a gleaming red pockmark hanging from the southern tip of Nevada.
More frightening, the entire state of Florida has been transformed into a swollen, infected, blood orange appendage protruding Read More