I think journalism schools should have workshops for young female reporters on managing old men who have no game and think, because you’re listening to them intently and probing what they think and feel, that you’re romantically interested, rather than conducting an interview,” says Garance Franke-Ruta, a senior editor at The Atlantic. “Every female reporter I know has had this issue at one time or another.
— -House of Cads: The Psycho-Social Ordeal of Reporting in Washington
I love House of Cards like most people don’t love House of Cards. But it’s important to remember the very real, very pertinent stories of female reporters (not only in Washington) that don’t make it into the mostly male minds of Hollywood screenwriters, nor to the Netflix Presents screen.