Nov 01 1995

The China Syndrome

When Women Talk, Media Listen...to Politicians

The topic was women. The place was China. And mainstream media in the United States still managed to focus on men and politicians in D.C. Consider any topic, from the global economy to health care, to education and technology–the women in China were discussing it. Looking for a variety of perspectives on those issues? The diversity was there. The Beijing conference was not just the largest gathering of women in history, it was probably the largest gathering of marginalized experts the world has ever seen. But did the press focus on justice, equality and the way that women have moved […]