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Amazon, Netflix and righting the wrongs of television’s gender problem Entertainment 

Amazon, Netflix and righting the wrongs of television’s gender problem

(Conversation) – Netflix will spend $6 billion on original content in 2017. Between them, Amazon, Hulu and Netflix have scored 125 Emmy nominations this year. The message is clear: Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) is no longer the new kid on the block. And it is this blooming platform which is starting to turn the traditionally male-dominated world of television production on its head. Every year, reports on industry employment reveal how women are underrepresented on the writers’ credits in television. In the US and the UK, women’s share of television employment has remained at under 30%. Women showrunners Read More

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Daddy’s Little Girl: Science Says Girls Get More Attention From Fathers Culture Featured 

Daddy’s Little Girl: Science Says Girls Get More Attention From Fathers

World (Sputnik) – In news that may not shock many male siblings, a new study has found that fathers pay more attention to toddler daughters than sons. The US research highlights how subconscious gender bias could be influenced by different brain responses when men interact with male or female children. It’s a common accusation from children, that a parent has a favorite child. Well, while favoritism may be hard to prove, US researchers have found that there is a striking difference in how much attention fathers pay to their little girls, as opposed to their little boys. A post shared by Children Need Fathers (@children_needfathers) on Read More

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