The New York Post’s DSK Victim-Blaming

Here's today's front page of The New York Post, victim-blaming Dominique Strauss-Kahn's accuser. You can email your concerned, disgusted reactions to letters@nypost.com.Thanks to the Women's Media Center for the tip. … [Read more...]

The DSK Rape Victim is Everything but a Victim, According to the Media

The media response to the Dominique Strauss-Kahn rape charges is predictably horrific. The salacious gossip can maintain itself for weeks: the victim lives in a complex for HIV-positive residents (no wait! She doesn’t); wears hijab; and is “pious and respectable.” No, you say, she’s not unattractive—she’s actually got great breasts?A full 57% of French citizens claim that Strauss-Kahn, who was set to unseat Sarkozy in the upcoming election, was set-up at his Sofitel Hotel. This, of course, is p … [Read more...]


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