Newspaper's Sexist Headline Misses Executive's Long Resume

Newspaper's Sexist Headline Misses The Point

Still don't believe that the media has a sexism problem?

Take a look at this headline in the Telegraph about Rona Fairhead, the former Financial Times chief executive who is expected to become the first female chair of the BBC Trust.

Mother of three? Sure. But what about longtime businesswoman with an MBA from Harvard Business School, former employee at Bain & Company and Morgan Stanley, former CEO of Bombardier's UK Aerospace Services and non-executive director at HSBC Holdings?

Readers were quick to spot the gaffe:

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