Carrie Rickey / TruthdigMar 24, 2017
The final article in the series offers some closely guarded data about audience gender breakdowns, and insights from filmmakers Mira Nair (shown left), Ava DuVernay (shown right), Nancy Meyers and Stacy Title. Dig deeper ( 10 Min. Read )
Carrie Rickey / TruthdigJan 12, 2016
The scandal-plagued awards show gets a nod for spotting groundbreakers, but the back-scratching nature of the ceremony makes it a little hard to swallow. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
Carrie Rickey / TruthdigDec 26, 2015
When it came to the silver screen, 2015 was a curious and contradictory year in many ways. It featured the success of both the legacy franchise and the original script, and it brought together both warrior babes and geriatric macho men. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigSep 3, 2014
Everyone's talking about personal privacy violations due to the recent leak of celebrity nude pictures, but the National Security Agency is missing from the debate; Americans have resented teachers throughout history based on moral panic; meanwhile, big Republican donors are considering spending their money to back Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. These discoveries and more after the jump. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 5, 2013
The first half of this collection of clips by The Representation Project focuses on positive female portrayals and accomplishments in media this year, but the second half shows us how far there is yet to go in terms of gender equality. And it may not come as any surprise that the second section is much longer than the first. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Tracy Bloom / TruthdigMay 16, 2013
A new study demonstrates that women are featured less and hypersexualized more than men in film. So although Jennifer Lawrence may have captured everyone’s imagination playing heroine Katniss Everdeen in "The Hunger Games," that feat remains the exception rather than the rule. A new study demonstrates that women are featured less and hypersexualized more than men in film. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Tracy Bloom / TruthdigFeb 26, 2013
Sunday night's Academy Awards had a very special guest on hand: Michelle Obama. The first lady, dressed in a silvery, shimmery evening gown by designer Naeem Khan, made a surprise live appearance from the Diplomatic Room of the White House at the end of the Oscars to help Jack Nicholson hand out the evening's final and biggest award, best picture. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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