Nothing to See Here? Women and the Media


Meeting Method:

How is the media influencing how we perceive women candidates and their campaigns? Does fake news disproportionately affect women running for office? As the role of media is changing and coming under fire, traditional means of communication are being scrutinized. We will discuss the role of media in communicating messages.

Study Group Guest: Stephanie Cutter is the founding partner of Precision Strategies, a leading communications, digital, and data targeting consulting firm in Washington D.C. and New York City. Called “one of the most prominent voices in the [Democratic] party, and one of its top strategists and crisis managers” by Politico, Stephanie has crafted high-level communications, reputation and crisis-management strategies for two U.S. Presidents, U.S. Senate leaders, and the nation’s highest profile political campaigns and Fortune 500 corporations. The New York Times called her “the polished, sometimes scarily organized strategist who gets things done” who “has a long and favorable reputation with some of the most influential journalists and opinion makers in Washington.” GQ named her one of “the 50 most powerful people in Washington.”