Gender and Politics in the media

US: Babies a career ‘killer’ to women, billionaire says. Women breadwinners – the Fox News firestorm.

Hedge fund billionaire: Babies are ‘killer’ to women’s careers tv.msnbc.com Paul Tudor Jones, the billionaire founder of Tudor Investment, said there will “ never see as many …


40% of moms are primary breadwinners MSNBC And while women still suffer from a significant gender wage gap, married ..

Rise in women breadwinners signals societal shift … Video on NBCNews.com A recent Pew Center report found that in a record 40 percent of …

Female breadwinners are a sign of progress—not an affront to science Ars Technica According to a new Pew poll, women are the primary source of income in forty percent of all households with children. In 1960, mothers were the primary breadwinners in just 11 percent of households. Most rational people would see these findings as …

Will The Rise In Female Breadwinners Spark Women’s Entrepreneurship? Forbes With 40% of households with children under 18 now supported by female breadwinners – and the corporate world doing little to acknowledge this in workplace practices–the timing could be right for a burst of women’s entrepreneurship. As the New York …

Women are primary breadwinners in 40% of U.S … newsfixnow.com WASHINGTON DC – It’s a sign of the times. According to the Pew Research Center, more U.S …

Numbers show more female breadwinners, but not … Video on NBCNews.com The Cycle hosts spin on the changing numbers regarding female …

The coming war on women breadwinners? Daily Caller I’ve written a lot about the cultural upheaval, including the provocatively-titled post: “The silent war on non-college educated white men.” This is all to say that I’m sympathetic to the notion that culture matters — that a lot of men are being left …

Fox News controversy

The discussion

The reaction

MSNBC’s Harris-Perry: Women of Fox News “School[ed] Their Male Colleagues”  mediamatters.org Original MHP video here.

Female breadwinner study ignites brawl on Fox HeraldNet A Pew Research Center study released this week showing that women are now the primary breadwinners in 40 percent of households with children ignited a sharp debate on Fox with two of the network’s most prominent women taking on male colleagues.

What Erick Erickson’s Sexism Ignores About Female Breadwinners Media Matters for America (blog) Fox News contributor Erick Erickson claimed the rise in female breadwinners was contrary to the natural order and was “tearing us apart,” and later doubled-down on his remarks on his blog and radio show, claiming that women who believe “they can have …

Fox News Men Debate Women as Breadwinners … thehollywoodgossip.com 3 min These Fox News analysts cannot believe that so many women make so much money in …

Fox News Proudly Doesn’t Understand Women or … youtube.com 7 min “Commenting on the rise of “breadwinner moms,” Fox News host Eric Bolling speculated the …

Four out of ten households have female breadwinners slate.com 3 min That ruse lasted right up until the announcement that four out of ten households with children now have a female breadwinner. So how did Fox News respond?  By gathering a panel of all male pundits to explain that, under no uncertain terms, the disappearance of male economic dominance signals the end of life as we know it.

Megyn Kelly vs. Erick Erickson: Fox News slate.com Fox News host Megyn Kelly doesn’t usually shy away from arguments. And Friday was no …

Greta Van Susteren, Megyn Kelly Blast Male Colleagues Over ‘Female … Christian Post Greta Van Susteren and Megyn Kelly are not pleased with some of the comments that their male colleagues at Fox News made. Studies showed that 40 percent of households with children have women as the primary breadwinner, but an all-male panel’s …

Is Fox News Right About Women Breadwinners? U.S. News & World Report A Pew Research report released this week shows that, for the first time,women are now the sole or primary breadwinners in 40 percent of households with children under 18. Of those mothers who are the primary earners in their family, 37 percent are …

Fox News pundit: Women being the primary breadwinner is bad for children Examiner.com During a Wednesday broadcast on Fox, the topic of women becoming thebreadwinner in the home was discussed. Editor of the conservative website “Red State” and radio show host Erick Erickson stated that science dictates that men should be the primary …

MSNBC Host Blasts Erickson: ‘Conservative Policies’ Favor White Middle Class … Mediaite The same discussion during which Erick Erickson uttered his controversial remark about the science of men dominating women. Melissa Harris-Perry didn’t take well to this, charging that “conservativepolicies” are what force many poor, single mothers to …

Heated debate over growing role of women as … video.foxnews.com Heated debate over growing role of women as breadwinners …

All-Male Fox Panel On Female Breadwinners About What You Would Expect Wonkette (satire) Ladies, did you know that Fox News has finally admitted that there is a War on Women, and that War on Women is you having a job? Have you studied your science lately, which shows that Men must Dominate you? Most importantly, have you done your part …

MSNBC Host Blasts Erickson: ‘Conservative Policies’ Favor White Middle Class … Mediaite The same discussion during which Erick Erickson uttered his controversial remark about the science of men dominating women. Melissa Harris-Perry didn’t take well to this, charging that “conservative policies” are what force many poor, single mothers to …

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Highlights Fox’s Male-Only Coverage of Female Breadwinner Study mediamatters.org From the May 30 edition of MSNBC’s All In With Chris Hayes.

Fox News Woman takes Fox News Frat Boys to the Woodshed – and it is … The League of Ordinary Gentlemen (blog) For the Daily-Caller-Drudge-LImbaugh Conservative crowd it showed that their favorite cable news network isn’t taking Erickson’s or Dobbs’s slights to women very seriously, and doesn’t seem prepared to bring any kind of hammers down. It might well be …

Female breadwinners study infuriates right-wing … Video on NBCNews.com Right-wing pundits upset their female colleagues with their reaction …

More Women Are the Breadwinners | Video – ABC News 2 min More Women Are the Breadwinners. Primary wage earners in 40 percent of U.S. households …

All-Male Fox Panel Laments Female Breadwinners … youtube.com 3 min Fox’s Erick Erickson: “When you look at biology, look …

Do these conservative male pundits enjoy being spanked in public? MSNBC With that kind of talk, it’s only fair ask: Do male conservative TV pundits enjoy it when womenwhip and spank them for doing things that are naughty? Do they like it rough? Again, FOX-style, no one is suggesting they do: We’re just asking the question.

Fox News pundit: Women being the primary breadwinner is bad for children Examiner.com If conservatives and the Republican party are going to be successful in futureelections, people like Erick Erickson and Fox News are going to have to change their tune when it comes to women, or they will continue their free fall in American politics.

Conservative pundit: Women were “designed” to serve their husbands Salon His response, that women were “designed” to serve their husbands from inside the home, was predictably bananas; but, interestingly… wasn’t too far out of step with Pew’s own findings about Americans’ discomfort with working women and single mothers.

Bryan Fischer, Conservative Radio Host, Claims ‘Men Are Designed To Be The … Huffington Post
“Husbands are to use their stamina and their strength and their brain power — not that they’re smarter than women, I’m not saying that — but God’s given them a brain, and the purpose for using their mental ability is to provide for their families, to 

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