TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Gracie Winner Amanpour on Hillary: I Feel Your Pain

While last night’s looong award ceremony at the Gracie’s allowed for some male perspective on stage from presenters like Brian Williams, Jeff Zucker and Jon Klein, sisterhood ruled the red carpet where honorees CNN’s Christiane Amanpour and truTV’s Ashleigh Banfield mixed and mingled with a cross section of starlets (Ali Larter) and TV vets (Jill Hennessy). TVNewser got the broadcasters’ take on Hillary’s claims of sexism at the hands of the media. Says Amanpour: “All I’ll say is that I’m really surprised that it is still okay to diss a woman and there’s no accountability. If somebody did that to me I’d be horrified. That’s what’s been so upsetting to watch.”

Banfield weighed in with this: “I’ve been remarkably offended at some of the comments by heretofore respectable broadcasters. Somebody had to bear the brunt because somebody had to be the first female candidate. I think that the fact that we’re talking about this is great because it means it won’t likely happen as much again or at all.”

But Mrs. Brady aka Florence Henderson who also took home a statuette thinks otherwise: “I think she’s been treated quite fairly in my estimation. They’ve been pretty rough on Barack Obama, too.”

Mediabistro Course

Podcasting

PodcastingLearn to develop, create, and launch your own podcast! Starting October 23, Steve Belaner, the host of the weekly podcast The Gamut, will teach you how to determine the goals of your podcast, perfect your concept, contact and book guests, market your podcast, and get your show up and running in just a few weeks. Register now!