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Linda Kramer Jenning

Linda Kramer Jenning is an independent journalist who moved to Bainbridge Island after several decades reporting from Washington, D.C. She taught journalism at Georgetown University and is former Washington editor of Glamour.

Biden and Rapinoe team up for Pay Equality

Megan Rapinoe teams up with the President to highlight the gender pay gap on Equal Pay Day.

What do Women Want?

I can say only what this one woman wants: a world where women are honored for more than one month a year; a world where women in every country and of every race and religion enjoy full equality and every door is not only open but has a welcome mat.

The Role Model Boys Need

Isn't it great to imagine young boys seeing a man helping his spouse in this way -- of frankly playing second fiddle?

Pandemic Wallops Women: Behind a Persistent Gender Pay Gap

Women today are caught in a perfect storm, and swift federal and state action to expand child care and enforce paycheck fairness are urgently needed.

Gender Journo News

In an historic first, the chief White House correspondents from ABC, CBS, NBC, and CNN are all women.

An Inauguration Like No Other

At times it looked like almost any other inauguration -- except we saw the first woman, first person of color, sworn in as vice president. And everyone was masked except when singing, taking an oath of office or giving an inaugural address that emphasized "decency and dignity, love and healing."

Running Toward Danger: Our Political Journalists as War Correspondents

This anti-media vitriol has been growing for years amid burgeoning mistrust of mainstream media, and not just among extremists. Journalists have become popular targets for extremists from both the left and right, and in politics this blame the media trope has been a favorite of almost all presidents whether Democrat or Republican.

Yes, A Doctor in the (White) House

A "First" for a First Lady as Dr. Jill Biden gets ready to make history

Out of the Balcony: Progress for Women in America’s Newsrooms

It’s encouraging and inspiring to hear about the “firsts” and the ongoing advancement of women in the news business. But the fact that in 2020 women still are breaking barriers underscores that gender equality remains a goal, not a reality.

Right Women Winning

Women candidates set new records this election, but are we any closer to political parity?

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