“3 percent of the decision-making in media comes from women. That means 97 percent of how women are portrayed is decided on by men.”—
Independent Lens, PBS
“Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines”
EDIT: Here’s a link if you want to see it yourself. Available until June 14.
“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To this day, especially in times of disaster, I remember my mother’s words and I am always comforted by realizing that there are still so many helpers — so many caring people in this world.”—Fred Rogers
“PBS has become more and more dependent on viewers nothing like you.”—
The Colbert Report’s STEPHEN COLBERT, on reports that PBS killed a documentary critical of one of the gazillionaire Koch brothers — a major public broadcasting supporter.