The facts speak for themselves. Women are woefully underrepresented in newsrooms globally. 

It's personal"You have too much power," the general manager told me. "I want to give the hosting job to a younger woman." Then, he fired me from the public affairs program that I founded and hosted for several years. After a series of younger women sat at the mic, the permanent role was given to a white, middle-aged male for the next 12 years, until the program ended in 2020.

 

It's politicalA publisher recently said he would run my Op-Ed about the politics of abortion if I deleted a few particular lines – the central thread of  the piece. "It's too personal," he said. 

Action: Here, in my 7th decade, I decided to launch My Op-Eds because the personal is political.
II'll be posting about politics, the arts, education, friendship, love – issues that grab my attention. As Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said, "It took me quite a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent."

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News always seems to be "Breaking." I recall a moment a couple of years ago when CNN interrupted its regular programming with Breaking News to tell us there was nothing new to report on a particular story they were following. This week, breaking news has broken in on Breaking News. It's out of control. I'm trying not to be. 

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