Politics

The Women in Media: Paula Reed Ward

It’s not every day a local newspaper’s reporting results in the national shaming and subsequent resignation of a congressman. But that is exactly what the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette accomplished last week after publishing a story revealing that now-former Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., an outspoken anti-abortion advocate,

Did Hugh Hefner Empower or Exploit Women?

On Sept. 27, Hugh Hefner, editor and founder of Playboy Magazine, died at age 91. Although Hefner has passed, his complicated legacy will continue to be a subject of debate. Since his death, many writers have discussed whether his legacy should be remembered for better