Dirty Words on Clean Skin accepted to the Clinton Presidential Library.
Editors' Choice on BlogHer.
On ARNN's America Weekend with Rick Roberts on 5/18/2013.
On the top syndicated Jerry Doyle Show on 5/15/2013 discussing the effects of the rabid Republican attacks re Benghazi on Hillary going forward.
On the top syndicated Jerry Doyle Show* 4/4 debating my latest
article re Hillary 2016 and what the current media gyrations bode
for her going forward -- Read the article here:
Does Our Current Romance With Hillary mean an easier path for her in 2016?
*weekly audience of 8 million!
With Rick Roberts 4/6 on America's Radio News Network, Weekend Edition.
On the Jerry Doyle Show 3/28 discussing Laura Pierson
-- first women ever appointed Director of the Secret Service.
Was a women appointed to distract from the recent sex
scandal at the Agency? I set the record straight!
Anita Finlay named a Contributor to EPIC TIMES.
On Author Salon.tv: 3/15/2013, an in-depth interview with
Lynne Klippel of AuthorSalon.tv -- the personal side of
writing and the rewards of seeing a labor of love through
Over 20 interviews on the Nationally Syndicated America's Radio News Network (ARNN) with Chris Salcedo, Rachel Sutherland, Ernie Brown and Lori Lundin:
On Jerry Doyle's Show 3/11 discussing Facebook COO Sheryl
andberg's controversial new book, Lean In: Women, Work and the
Will to Lead!
On The Jerry Doyle Show 2/14 discussing whether feminism has
caused the end of courtship. Hell to the no, I say! Enjoy!
Other selected interviews on The Jerry Doyle Show: 11/19, 11/8, 11/1.
Be sure to check out Finlay & Smart Talk Tuesdays, 7p-8p Pacific/10p-11p Eastern -- check weekly new links on Anita's blog.
Latest touring news for Anita:
On Tour: The Advocates, WVOX-NY, 96.9 KXYL-FM, WRVA AM-1140/VA News, The Dean & Don Show KMA91FM, WJOU 90.1 FM, KYNO 940AM Fresno, The Daily Drum with Harold Fisher, The Kendall Moore Show -- Talk of Chicago, Trojan Vision/CU@USC, The Bill Cunningham Show; Interviews: TheGrindstone; Paramus Post; John Smart Show; UCLA, Renae Punzalan, PCC Courier and SarahNET Radio. Interviewed by Diversity Central.
TV Interview on Trojan Television/USC -- #1 College Station in the country.
(join us at the 4:00 mark)...
Speeches & book signings: MENSA's Annual Conference, Pasadena City College and NOW-NY Annual Conference in Albany, USC. Upcoming lectures at PCC on 1/28/13.
Anita Finlay: Many Who Attacked Hillary Clinton In Last Campaign Now Suggesting She Replace Joe Biden
Political activist Anita Finlay talks to America's Radio News about the negative attacks toward Hillary Clinton in the 2008 campaign and the media turnaround supporting the idea of Hillary Clinton replacing Joe Biden in the current Presidential campaign.
Listen to the interview - America's Radio News Network
"Bias and Manipulation in American Politics" - Anita on The Advocates with Richard Garfunkel
Listen to the interview - WVOX - New York
Anita's article for xoJane Magazine
How Both Parties Are Lying to Women This Election Season A woman's economic empowerment is critical, as is promoting the "women's bench" in each party's respective roster. Women tend to do better when women legislators are in place, representing their concerns. A record number of women are running for Congress this year. As important as the presidential election is, paying attention to down ticket races is also paramount.
Read full article - xoJane
This Author Argues That We Should Still Be Pissed About Hillary’s 2008 Campaign
Anita Finlay has worked as a TV actress on shows including Brothers and Sisters, 24, and The Young and the Restless, where she played Dr. Nora Thompson for seven years. But she’s most passionate these days about her role as a media watchdog. In 2008, Hillary Clinton’s candidacy for the Democratic nomination electrified her, and she began both volunteering for the campaign and taking a closer look at how Clinton was depicted in the media and by members of the Obama campaign as a shrill nag or a washed-up old lady.
Read full article - The Grindstone
Media Treatment of Female Olympians and Politicians
Anita is interviewed by Wes Hall: "How is the focus on Gabby Douglas' hair or Missy Franklin's "big feet" any different from our focus on Hillary Clinton's pantsuits?"
Read full article - The Knoxville Journal
When Looks Overshadow Your Greatest Accomplishment
I spoke with Anita Finlay, author of "Dirty Words On Clean Skin," a book that tackles sexist bias in society, who was willing to shed some light on the issue. Anita explains that we focus on the negative and the most diminishing qualities about what a woman brings to the table and that women get three times more media coverage on their physical appearance than their male counterparts.
Read full article - Interview with Renae Punzalan, UCLA
The John Smart Show
Tonight's special guest: Actor and author Anita Finlay discusses her new book Dirty Words On Clean Skin. Her book is subtitled Sexism and Sabotage, a Hillary Supporter's Rude Awakening -- with good reason. Anyone who was angered, surprised or even just put off by the 2008 Democratic primary race owes it to themselves to listen to Anita Finlay's analysis.
Listen to the interview
This week on The Palin Update with Kevin Scholla: Hillary Clinton supporter Anita Finlay defends Sarah Palin! The author of Dirty Words On Clean Skin talks to Kevin about the sexist treatment endured by both Clinton and Palin.
Listen to the interview
Three times Editors' Pick on BlogHer.com
When Will Hillary Clinton Get Some Credit? The New Republic, the same publication whose literary editor once referred to Hillary Clinton as a “hellish housewife” is at it again. Only this time instead of sinning by degrading an accomplished woman, The New Republic is sinning by pretending she does not exist.
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When Will It Be "the Year of the Woman"? - According to the 2012 Project of the Rutgers University Center for American Women and Politics, more women are running for Congress this year than ever. But how can we make an intelligent choice as to the best candidate when overwhelming research shows the decision is being made for us via skewed, imbalanced media coverage that has a predisposition toward taking men seriously and treating women like novelties?
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Why Do We Still Resist and Punish Women In Leadership? - Just after my election as president of the Homeowner’s Association in our town home complex in 2004, an older male neighbor stood nose to nose with me and said “you really need to get some men on the board because women don’t know how to do anything.”
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Political Animals", Hillary Clinton 2016, And "Dirty Words" With Political Author, Anita Finlay
Controversial new book "Dirty Words on Clean Skin" by political author Anita Finlay (anitafinlay.com) is an account of what happened to Hillary Clinton during the Democratic primary of 2008 and serves as a case study of the bias that remains in American politics. The book has been recently adopted as part of the curriculum at Pasadena City College and is a study of the mistreatment of women who run for public office.
Read full article - Paramus Post
PCC students inspired by local political figures
Interview by Edwin Lee
Read full article - PCC Courier
Anita on Tour