Saturday, November 2, 2013
No Good Answer to Daughter's Question: "Why Aren't There More Women on the Front Page?"
"I kind of thought it would be lopsided," Mellie said, "but not that lopsided."
This kind of continuing imbalance is damaging to the way girls see themselves, Laura Ahearn says -- and it can't help the Post with selling newspapers to women. Indeed, women, as a proportion of newspaper readership, have been declining for years.
Read about the Ahearns' enterprising study here.