The Atlantic's Ed Yong realized in 2016 that only around 24 percent of the sources for his stories were female. He went about trying to correct that, and now, around 50 percent of his sources are female.
Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Yong (@edyong209) about his efforts, and what he learned in the process.
This segment aired on February 12, 2018.
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