Female lawmakers under-represented as Sunday political talk-show guests

Female lawmakers composed 13.5 percent of the total Sunday show appearances by all representatives and senators this year, according to American University's Women & Politics Institute. Talk-show bookers say leading female politicians need to make a more concerted effort to make themselves available when the shows call.

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    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.


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