Spinning Spin Sisters

"St. Martin's Press has brought in Shirley & Banister Public Affairs to drum up conservative support for a new book accusing women's magazines of a liberal bend and constant focus on the 'woes of womanhood,'" reports O'Dwyer's PR Daily. "Former Ladies Home Journal editor-in-chief, Myrna Blyth, penned the tome, Spin Sisters: How the Women of the Media Sell Unhappiness and Liberalism to the Women of America. In it she charges the $7 billion industry and a 'Girls' Club' of female media elites are exploiting female emotions and hawking a left-of-center, do-gooder agenda to their audience." Shirley & Banister is a PR firm that "specializes in getting authors onto conservative talk-radio programs."