Jessica Bennett

Jessica Bennett appears in the following:

Fiction that Strikes a #MeToo Chord

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

A conversation about what made a piece of short fiction in The New Yorker — "Cat Person" — ring so true for readers in this #MeToo moment.

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Covering Gender in the Age of #MeToo

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

The new editor-in-chief of Jezebel talks with the new gender editor at The New York Times as we continue to grapple with allegations at our own workplace here at WNYC. 

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Beauty Works

Friday, July 23, 2010

In a struggling economy with more people competing for the same jobs, how much does the "beauty premium" matter? Jessica Bennett, senior writer at Newsweek, explores the effects of physical attractiveness in the Newsweek special report "The Beauty Advantage".

Tell us what you think about the role of looks in the workplace. Do you think attractiveness is ever a disadvantage? How much do you think it matters when you're job-hunting? Leave your comment below!

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Not Your Mother's Sexism

Friday, March 26, 2010

Forty years ago, a group of women sued Newsweek magazine for sex discrimination. Jessica Bennett, senior Newsweek writer, and Lynn Povich, the magazine’s first female senior editor and one of the original litigants, reflect on the suit and talk about what’s changed and what hasn’t for women in ...

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