Vermont press must mend its racist, sexist ways, 3 former guvs say - VT Business Magazine

Budget issues and a letter signed by ‘50 prominent Vermonters’ including three former Democratic governors bashing the Vermont press for its sexist and racist bias.

Beyond the budget a prominent story this week was a letter(link is external) to the media, signed by over 50 prominent Vermonters calling on the Vermont press corps to examine gender bias and racism in reporting. The letter, which was signed by former governors Madeleine Kunin, Howard Dean and Peter Shumlin among many others highlights examples of gender bias in Vermont’s political reporting. The letter asks the press corps to engage in conversations about how they can do better.

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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2021-02-01 16:21:33 -0500