Hanna Rosin, contributor to The Atlantic, looks at why young children—even toddlers—are spending more and more time with digital technology. Thousands of apps appealing to kids are released every year. In her article “The Touch-Screen Generation,” in the April issue of The Atlantic, she raises questions about the long-term cultural effects of extended screen time.
Hanna Rosin, senior editor at The Atlantic, discusses men, women, and power in a transformed world. In The End of Men: And the Rise of Women, Rosin looks at how women have pulled decisively ahead of men, and she reveals how this shift has profound implications for marriage, sex, children, work, and more.
On this week’s debut episode of Gabfest Radio from Slate and WNYC, Political Gabfest panelists preview the upcoming Republican National Convention, debate the usefulness of party conventions and discuss Todd Akin and Niall Ferguson’s anti-Obama Newsweek cover story. The Culture Gabfest assesses whether Singin’ in the Rain holds up after 60 years, the state of food and cooking reality shows, and debate whether book criticism has become too nice.
Editor of Slate’s women’s blog, DoubleX, and contributing editor at The Atlantic, Hanna Rosin talks about the continuing debate over her 2010 Atlantic article "The End of Men," plus whether the new TV season proves her point.
EVENT: Hanna will be participating at the Intelligence Squared debate "Men Are Finished" tonight at 6:45.
The new fall TV season is upon us and there's a not so subtle subtext: women rule. The primetime lineup is dominated by new half-hour comedies featuring women in the lead roles, including HBO's much anticipated Girls and network sitcoms New Girl starring Zooey Deschanel (FOX), Two Broke Girls (CBS) and Whitney (NBC). ...
For the first time in U.S. history, women are now the majority of the workforce. They also get more college degrees than men, and two prominent women just won the Republican primary for U.S. Senate and governor in California, Carly Fiorina and Meg Whitman, powerful businesswomen who turned to politics beat out male challengers. Women won elsewhere as well - in Iowa, Nevada, Arkansas and South Carolina.