Amanda Marcotte

Amanda Marcotte appears in the following:

Politics and Abortion Rights

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Slate's Amanda Marcotte talks about the move in many states pass restrictions on abortion access and how those efforts are being received. She'll also look at other women's issues in the news.

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Rape Culture and the Steubenville Trial

Friday, March 22, 2013

Last Sunday saw a guilty verdict in the case of two high-school football stars, Ma’lik Richmond and Trent Mays, who were accused of raping a 16-year-old girl in Steubenville, Ohio. For six hours, the severely intoxicated victim was dragged from party to party by a number of her peers, a humiliating journey photographed and joked about by the accused and others on sites such as Instagram and Twitter. The ensuing coverage of the verdict revealed a culture still deeply conflicted about rape. Bob talks to Slate's Amanda Marcotte about rape culture and the media. 

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