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Critical Review by Leslie Bennetts

SOURCE: “Myths that Men (and the Media) Live By,” in Columbia Journalism Review, Vol. 30, No. 5, January-February, 1992, pp. 53-5.

In the following review, Bennetts offers high praise for Backlash.

I came away from Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women feeling not only that it should be required reading for all Americans, but that every representative of any media organization in the country should be locked in a room until he or she has finished the last page. The unrelenting series of revelations provided by Susan Faludi’s explosive and exhaustively researched new book is galvanizing enough for any citizen, let alone female; but for a journalist, Backlash is one long epiphany.

Faludi’s analysis of the unthinking and utterly irresponsible contributions of the mass media to the aforementioned war is enough to make any journalist’s...

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