Rachel Sanoff
August 08, 2016 2:08 pm
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Over the weekend, Olympic athlete Corey Cogdell-Unrein won the bronze medal for U.S.A. in the women’s trap shooting event.

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Cogdell-Unrein has competed in the Olympics THREE TIMES and has won TWO bronze metals for the U.S.A. women’s team.

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These are examples of necessary facts to include when reporting on Cogdell-Unrein’s victory. An unnecessary fact — though, I’m sure, a very a happy one for the athlete in her personal life — is that she is married to another great athlete, Mitchell Unrein, a lineman for the Chicago Bears.

I wonder why, then, when announcing Cogdell-Unrein’s bronze medal on Twitter, the Chicago Tribune found HER OWN NAME to be irrelevant, instead referring to her as Bears’ lineman’s wife.

(It’s because of sexism — that’s why)

Thankfully, Twitter was not about to let Chicago Tribune get away with this partriarchal nonsense.


Good advice.


Is this how the Chicago Tribune would report a Hillary Clinton presidency?

Beyonce would NOT be having this.


Really droppin’ the ball on your reporting, Tribune.

Thank you, Twitter.