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WGBH Forum Network; Women, Action, and the Media II

04/01/2006

Women, Action, and the Media II Caryl Rivers, professor, journalism, Boston University Caryl Rivers is the author of many books, including Slick Spins and Fractured Facts: How Cultural Myths Distort the News; Indecent Behavior; a collaboration with Rosalind Barnett on She Works, He Works: How Two Income Families are Happy, Healthy and Thriving; Camelot, a novel set in the Kennedy administration, and her latest book, Same Difference: How Gender Myths Are Hurting Our Relationships, Our Children and Our Jobs. Her television drama A Matter of Principal won a Gabriel Award as one of the best television dramas of the year. Professor Rivers contributes regularly to The Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Newsday, and other major US newspapers. She is a frequent public affairs panelist on Boston television stations and is considered an expert on the Kennedy family.


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WGBH Forum Network
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Women, Action, and the Media II
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3047

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WOMEN, ACTION, AND THE MEDIA II CARYL RIVERS, PROFESSOR, JOURNALISM, BOSTON UNIVERSITY

CARYL RIVERS IS THE AUTHOR OF MANY BOOKS, INCLUDING SLICK SPINS AND FRACTURED FACTS: HOW CULTURAL MYTHS DISTORT THE NEWS; INDECENT BEHAVIOR; A COLLABORATION WITH ROSALIND BARNETT ON SHE WORKS, HE WORKS: HOW TWO INCOME FAMILIES ARE HAPPY, HEALTHY AND THRIVING; CAMELOT, A NOVEL SET IN THE KENNEDY ADMINISTRATION, AND HER LATEST BOOK, SAME DIFFERENCE: HOW GENDER MYTHS ARE HURTING OUR RELATIONSHIPS, OUR CHILDREN AND OUR JOBS. HER TELEVISION DRAMA A MATTER OF PRINCIPAL WON A GABRIEL AWARD AS ONE OF THE BEST TELEVISION DRAMAS OF THE YEAR. PROFESSOR RIVERS CONTRIBUTES REGULARLY TO THE BOSTON GLOBE, LOS ANGELES TIMES, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, NEWSDAY, AND OTHER MAJOR US NEWSPAPERS. SHE IS A FREQUENT PUBLIC AFFAIRS PANELIST ON BOSTON TELEVISION STATIONS AND IS CONSIDERED AN EXPERT ON THE KENNEDY FAMILY.

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