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Why put picture of Bill with Hillary article?

“Clinton makes history as first female nominee” read the bold title on the front page of The Spokesman-Review this morning (July 27). However, the picture above the fold on the front page did not show Hillary Clinton, but instead Bill Clinton.

The featured article on Hillary read “‘Biggest crack’ in glass ceiling” as well as “We just put the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet.” Something didn’t make sense to me. Why was Bill Clinton the featured person on the front page of the newspaper when the article was about Hillary breaking the glass ceiling? Wouldn’t it make more sense for it to be a picture of Hillary Clinton, or to have a big picture of Hillary and then a small one of Bill Clinton off to the side?

Maybe Hillary is breaking the glass ceiling, but unfortunately our newspaper isn’t reflecting that. All we get is a big pro women’s equality article picturing the leading woman’s husband.

Maddie Gendreau, Leora Gendreau and Kath’ren Bay

Spokane



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