The double standard is alive and well in the news business.
Or is it?
Candy Crowley‘s appointment as anchor of CNN’s “State of the Union” — she debuts Sunday — has re-ignited that contentious debate. Particularly among women.
To wit: Would Crowley have been chosen if she hadn’t dropped major poundage over the past year, or is the fact that she was chosen a sign that networks have moved beyond judging on-air women by their dress size?
Crowley, 61, whose credentials and experience are beyond reproach, says she’s not sure. More…