Author Archives: Katie Heimer

About Katie Heimer

I'm a graduate student of media studies at the New School. My main academic interests in the field center around issues of women in the media (both in terms of representations of and access to) and the overlapping issues of media reform and education. This website will serve as a chronicle of my progress and growth, both intellectually and personally, as I navigate my master's of media studies.

“Compromise is for people that are wrong”

    This is painful.     “The state that she did govern was right across the street from Russia…” Advertisements

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Pretty Please With A…

Hi Everyone, I have a favor to ask: I’ve made a quick “survey” (five minutes, tops) of sorts for a class project and now I need some people to take it and give me their feedback. The survey is really … Continue reading

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Something to Get Off Our Chests

In this brilliantly titled article from the New Yorker, Ariel Levy explores shifts in the feminist movement over the past half a century through the lens of two recent books on the subject–You’ve Come a Long Way, Maybe: Sarah, Michelle, … Continue reading

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Bi-Partisan Sexism

(from Slate)

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Gender Politics

This interesting article on Politico discusses a new study that shows women lawmakers outperform men in Congress, in terms of a number of factors such as delivering discretionary spending to their districts, introducing more legislation, and doing so earlier in … Continue reading

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I’ll Remember April

Now, when the waters are pressing mightily on the walls of the dams, now, when the white storks, returning, are transformed in the middle of the firmament into fleets of jet planes, we will feel again how strong are the … Continue reading

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Critical Themes in Media Studies Conference

Anyone living in New York–come to the Critical Themes in Media Studies Conference this Saturday at The New School! The conference, in case the image above is too small to read, takes place this Saturday, April 4th from 10 am … Continue reading

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