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    Females Make Up Only 22% of Top Film Critics

    In a new study released today by the Center for Study of Women in Television and Film, the stats about female critics at the top sites, newspapers and outlets shows that the business is still very male centric.

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    British Study Shows Older Women are Pushed Off Screen

    A British study showed that as women television hosts age, they are increasingly pushed off screen. The study, which looked at BBC, Sky, ITN and Channel 5, tallied that out of 481 presenters at all the networks only 26 women over 50 are regularly on screen.

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    Why Women in Power Positions Matter

    While we are stil digesting the bad news from yesterday with the release of statistics on the low amount of women onscreen in films, TV continues to be the bright spot regarding women's representation onscreen. But as the film study showed, having women in leadership behinds the scenes matters to w...

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    The Backlash Continues: Women Onscreen Falls to a Five Year Low

    Make no mistake about it, no matter what you read or what people try and make you believe, things are not all roses and candy for women onscreen or behind the scenes in hollywood.

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    Watch This: Ron Charles "Explains" Women's Fiction

    Watch The Washington Post's book critic, Ron Charles hilariously satirize the idea of "women's fiction." He brings light to the sexism embedded within criticism and the truly horrendous VIDA statistics.

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    CinemaCon Holds Panel on Women and the Box Office

    Last week at CinemaCon, they held a panel about women and the box office. Moderated by The Hollywood Reporter's Editorial Director, Janice Min, the panel touched upon the depressing statistics for female leads in films even though women drive much of the box office business.

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    Cross Post: Some Depressing Stats about Female Comedy Directors

    Last week, I wrote about how rare it is to be a female director especially a female comedy director. Well, we decided to do some research and find out exactly how rare it is - here are the results.

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    WGA Releases Annual Writing Report And Women Make Small Progress

    The Writers Guild West released its annual diversity report on the status of women, minority and older writers. Hollywood continues to make incremental, pathetic, baby steps towards diversity. The numbers show that in a little over a decade from 1999 to 2011, women have increased their positions j...

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    MPAA Releases Ticket Stats And Contrary to What Hollywood Wants Us To Believe, Women Do Go To The Movies

    It's the time of the year when the MPAA (the lobbying group from Hollywood) releases their annual stats. Since Hollywood films are so skewed towards the young boys I always think the stats are going to come out and give me an understanding as to why women consistently are dismissed as an audience. ...

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