#GoodRead | GenderAvenger Founder Gina Glantz on USA TODAY: Clinton coverage highlights TV gender gap
Usually when history is made, news outlets call upon individuals with unique understanding of the circumstances to interpret the significance of the milestone and explain its consequences — people whom viewers would consider experts.
Apparently on cable news, women political commentators don’t fall into that category. Hillary Clinton made history by winning enough delegates to be the first female presidential nominee from a major party. Yet the conversation and analysis about that historic moment has been delegated primarily to male commentators.