SexDiscrimination http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/6554/all en ABC Highlights Archival Footage of Sotomayor Complaining About Discrimination http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-highlights-archival-footage-sotomayor-complaining-about-discrimination <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <div style="float: right;"><img src="http://www.mrc.org/biasalert/uploads/2009-06-18-ABC-Sotomayor%5B1%5D.jpg" height="180" width="240" /></div><p>Good Morning America on Thursday unearthed archival footage that featured Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor on the show in 1986 complaining about discrimination against women. The clips highlighted her fretting, "There are different styles. And because of those styles, I think that's what affects the ability of women to get ahead in the workplace." <br /></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-alerts/abc-highlights-archival-footage-sotomayor-complaining-about-discrimination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division abc GoodMorningAmerica liberalmediabias SexDiscrimination SoniaSotomayor SupremeCourt Women'sRights Thu, 18 Jun 2009 21:02:00 +0000 34769 at http://www.mrc.org Robert Pear Revs Up the Wayback Machine http://www.mrc.org/articles/robert-pear-revs-wayback-machine <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pear calls Lilly Ledbetter the Democratic &quot;answer&quot; to Joe the Plumber - but she preceded him in the campaign spotlight by several months. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">On Monday reporter<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"> </b>Robert Pear picked up the story of Lilly Ledbetter, who in 2007 lost an influential Supreme Court sex-based pay discrimination case. Barack Obama and Congressional Democrats are itching to rectify that injustice, and <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/05/us/politics/05rights.html " target="_self">Pear cheered them on with a twisted campaign timeline</a> worthy of "Doctor Who."</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/robert-pear-revs-wayback-machine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch BarackObama Gaffes JoethePlumber LillyLedbetter NewYorkTimes NYTimes RobertPear SexDiscrimination SupremeCourt TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Tue, 06 Jan 2009 16:25:00 +0000 admin 6604 at http://www.mrc.org