Mother Jones

Hollywood’s White Dude Problem

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It’s 2014, and Mother Jones wants to know why women and “people of color” are still are vastly underrepresented in the US media landscape. A report published Wednesday by the Women’s Media Center found that, while some progress toward equality has been made, journalism and entertainment still lack a diversity of voices and a variety in representation. If the US media were a person, he’d be an old white guy.

Take a look at the numbers:

Read the story in Mother Jones.

Download the report from the Women’s Media Center.

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Do you know why Ukraine is in Crisis?

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Thanks to the Washington Post here’s the answers to 9 questions about Ukraine you were too embarrassed to ask. Along with the primer there’s a two minute video that explains why Ukrainians have been protesting in Kiev since November; and what the bigger picture is all about.

More from The Washington Post – These maps show the chaotic history of Kiev’s protests.

Read more: Mother Jones explains Why Kiev is Burning.