Friday, December 18, 2009

Will Soledad O'Brien Be Considered For "This Week" Anchor?

With George Stephanopoulos planning to leave his Sunday morning news program, This Week, for his new role co-anchoring Good Morning America on weekday mornings, Karen Schulman (Senior Policy Analyst,
National Women's Law Center) asks, "Can Women Anchors Break the Glass TV Screen?"

...there is a great opportunity to make the Sunday morning shows look more like America and American politics today. While we’ve broken many gender and race barriers in politics in recent years, the Sunday morning news shows covering politics are still all anchored by white men. ABC could take a major step forward by filling the opening at "This Week" with one of the many women qualified to do the job, such as Gwen Ifill, Soledad O’Brien, Andrea Mitchell, or Michel Martin...




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