Lynn Povich

journalist and author

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Former editor at Newsweek magazine; author of The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued their Bosses and Changed the Workplace

Lynn Povich on KCRW

In 1975, Lynn Povich became the first female senior editor of Newsweek magazine, where she started out as a secretary.

Lynn Povich on the Good Girls Revolt at Newsweek

In 1975, Lynn Povich became the first female senior editor of Newsweek magazine, where she started out as a secretary.

from Which Way, L.A.?

In 1975, Lynn Povich became the first female senior editor of Newsweek magazine, where she started out as a secretary.

Lynn Povich on the Good Girls Revolt at Newsweek

In 1975, Lynn Povich became the first female senior editor of Newsweek magazine, where she started out as a secretary.

from To the Point

It seems routine now to read the work of women reporters, but that's only been true for a generation. It didn't happen without a fight, and there is still a struggle going on.

Good Girls' Revolt at Newsweek

It seems routine now to read the work of women reporters, but that's only been true for a generation. It didn't happen without a fight, and there is still a struggle going on.

from To the Point

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