Today in Tech: Yahoo has a new CEO, and she's pregnant
I read the headline above on CNN online yesterday.
Way to go, CNN. The article actually reported AS NEWS that it was okay for Marissa Mayer to be pregnant, since she plans to work through her maternity leave.
Once I reattached my feminist head to my feminist body, I brainstormed ways to help you out, CNN.
Here are some other headlines you may consider. I used fictional names to protect the innocent.
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Brit M15 Top Agent has Exemplary Digestion, Credits Fiber
“My Small Pores Hereditary,” Claims Florida Governor
Chief of Canadian Mounted Police Lactose Intolerant, Gives up Cheddar
Each of these events seemed at least as newsworthy as CNN’s headline about Mayer’s pregnancy. Come on, CNN. In what universe did a headline about a woman taking a CEO job of a major corporation need to include information about a baby in her uterus?