Don't forget history: some 20 years ago the women writers at
the New York Times banded together and vociferously pointed
out the gross male bias there -- for instance, that 70% of book
readers and 55% of book writers are female, yet the Times
reviewed 2-3 books by men for every one by a woman, and less
than 10% of their regular book reviewers (and none of the theatre
critics) were female.
A few of the pushy ringleaders were punished, but the NYTimes
did concede, and over time moved, not to equality, but to much
less of an imbalance.
This imbalance is returning again: war is both a distraction
from domestic issues and, and, as a subject, one on which it
seems "natural" that only man-the-warrior should be heard.
What's the pundit m/f ratio in the media these days?