Gender and Politics in the media

Fight for female voters to continue at DNC, Do Women Love Ann Romney? Only Facebook Knows

Women: Key to Obama victory? Philadelphia Inquirer During their presidential convention this week, Democrats will make a massive appeal for female voters, with a female-centric speaker schedule and a focus on issues that traditionally appeal to women, like abortion, health care, equal pay and education.

Do Women Love Ann Romney? Only Facebook Knows TechCrunch “During Ann Romney’s speech, the entire map of women talking from coast to coast turned bright red,” recalls CNN producer Michelle Jaconi, who oversaw a Facebook partnership that visualizes political social chatter across a map of the US.

Painful pandering to women New York Post And why, exactly, are women being treated as some sort of mass unit? All this catering to “women’s issues” assumes that all women feel the same way about all issues — and that those issues are almost all tied to sex or reproduction.

Poll: Romney 47%-Obama 43% in NC CNN (blog) The poll also indicates Romney has a 12-point lead among male voters, with the candidates basically tied among female voters. Obama had a double digit advantage among women in last week’s CNN poll

Madeleine Albright: ‘I Can’t Understand Why Any Woman Would Want To Vote … Huffington Post CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There’s been no shortage of musing over Mitt Romney’s failure to win over female voters. The gender gap is pronounced, and with the efforts of the president’s political team, growing wider.

Obama vs Romney It is Time to Stop Making Generalizations About Female Voters PolicyMic Does it bother you that ads aimed at women are always about social issues? Do they not think we care about the economic health of our country, the futures of our children, safety in public places and whether or not we will have Medicare and Social Security for our children or ourselves?

The gender gap in the 2012 election Video on Chuck takes a look at the gender gap in the 2012, and points out how …

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