The gender gap extends to quotable quotes, too.
Turns out, women aren’t being interviewed about issues that directly concern them. Men account for 81% of quotes in print media concerning abortion; 75% of quotes concerning birth control; and 67% of quotes on Planned Parenthood.
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On the issue of women’s rights, men gave 52% of quotes, women 31%, and organizations the remaining quotes.
In U.S. print media, women have given only 13% of all quotations during the 2012 U.S. election coverage; on television, that rises to 16%.