#GoodRead | A New Plan for Fixing Hollywood’s Gender Problem: Actually Hire Women
To many, 2016's Ghostbusters offered a viable model for big-budget Hollywood tentpoles starring women. To others, it was proof that Hollywood shouldn’t strive for more equitable gender representation. Those heated arguments were only the latest iteration of an ongoing debate about diversity in Hollywood—a more inclusive film industry has been a long time coming. And it isn’t coming quickly enough, according to Inequality in 800 Popular Films, a new study from the Media, Diversity, & Social Change Initiative at USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.