I was slightly irked by a line in a local newspaper this week. The lead article was about two women who are supporting a charity, and it rated as news because they are both successful media stars. ¬†However, the second paragraph placed them firmly in their traditional roles by describing them as “mothers”, an interesting side issue, but not at all relevant to the topic. I grizzled, thus: It was nice of you to point out that Jeanette Thomas and Trudi Nelson are “mothers”, even…Continue Reading “Keeping news reporting relevant”