Friday, October 21, 2005
Fashion Statement of the Day
In contrast, [FEMA staffer] Bahamonde, who was dressed in a dark suit and spoke somberly to senators for nearly three hours, said: "I believed at the time and still do today, that I was confirming the worst-case scenario that everyone had always talked about regarding New Orleans."
—Spencer S. Hsu reporting in the Washington Post
For years critics of the media have lambasted reporters who persist in describing how women in the news are dressed. Hsu has rectified this gender bias. Now isn't that better?