© 2021 KALW
KALW Public Media / 91.7 FM Bay Area
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Your Call: How has the role of women in media evolved since the 1960's?

gail.jpg

  

On the December 17th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we'll have a conversation with author and journalist Gail Sheehy about her new memoir, “Daring: My Passages”. Sheehy blazed a trail into journalism when it was still considered a "man's world".  Today only 15% of opinion pieces are written by women and last year only 64% of bylines and on-camera appearances went to men. So what will it take to change these statistics? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

Guest:

Gail Sheehy, award-winning journalist and author of sixteen books. Her newest is “Daring: My Passages”

Web resources:

Gail Sheehy

Daring Project

PBS: Tavis Smiley Interviews Gail Sheehy

New York Daily News: Gail Sheehy: Hillary’s Hamlet Moment

Harpar’s Bazaar: Movers and Shakers: Gail Sheehy Interviews Gloria Steinem