Jessica Bennett appears in the following:
Friday, February 09, 2018
What does a "male ally" look like, in the #MeToo movement? The editor-in-chief of Jezebel and The New York Times' gender editor weigh in here.
Friday, February 02, 2018
In the era of #MeToo, how have the big awards been covered this year, and what could be done better moving forward?
Friday, January 26, 2018
The Takeaway reexamines an iconic WWII-era photo, and whether it takes on new meaning in the #MeToo era when the woman's side of the story is brought to light.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
As the #MeToo reckoning continues in this country, what do we make of the art and popular culture that suddenly feels outdated?
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
What happens to women who speak up about sexual harassment and assault in the workplace? A look at the phenomenon of "dream crushers."
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Jessica Bennett of The New York Times and Koa Beck of Jezebel bring us their hopes — and fears — for the future of the #MeToo movement and its coverage.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
The gender editor for The New York Times talks about the media's role in the conversation around sexual harassment.
Monday, December 18, 2017
When journalists report on allegations of sexual harassment and assault, they seek to corroborate the claims made by victims. But this is often easier said than done.
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.
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.
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!
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 ...