Share the #WhoTalks 3-Month Review and Tell Cable News You Expect More
Who Talks? monitors the highest-rated morning and evening shows on three major television news networks to determine the gender breakdown of political analysts invited to comment substantively on the 2016 presidential election. After three months of collecting data, the results are not pretty.
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Three out of six major cable news shows are in the Hall of Shame, with less than 30% women analysts making it on screen, while two have done marginally better at 31 and 33%. Out of the six, only one is Hall of Fame-worthy with a three-month average of 48%: Anderson Cooper 360.
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This week we are giving you a choice of six actions so you can pick your favorite (or least favorite) show and tell them that you and GenderAvenger are watching and counting. Tweet one or more! Change will happen if we speak up… loudly.
3 months and only 31% women analysts discussing #2016election? @NewDay, you can do better.
Anderson Cooper 360
BIG shoutout @andersoncooper & @AC360 team for inclusion of women’s voices on #2016election. #HallofFame #WhoTalks
Fox & Friends
#WhoTalks: on @foxandfriends only 22% women discussed #2016election over 3 months.
The Kelly File
#WhoTalks: @megynkelly fails w/ only 15% women analysts talking about the #2016election.
#WhoTalks: on @Morning_Joe only 24% women analysts discuss #2016election.
The Rachel Maddow Show
.@maddow can do better than 33% women analysts discussing #2016election: http://app.genderavenger.com/plot/C5o7FzL