The Woman In The Room: The Baffler
Every woman who’s worked in an office knew that Sony co-chair Amy Pascal was going to lose her job. Though the announcement only came last week, we knew it was coming months ago, when the Sony hacks first hit and an unprecedented wave of stolen emails started flooding entertainment-gossip blogs.
From day one, it was clear that Pascal had a target pinned to her back; in fact, it had probably been pinned there decades earlier, when she rose from the lowly position of personal secretary to a producer and began her climb toward becoming the head of a major motion picture studio. Women aren’t supposed to climb that high, in an industry that notoriously male-dominated. It was only a matter of time until someone found a way to knock her back down.
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