Myrna Blyth

Author

Myrna Blyth is the New York Times bestselling author of Spin Sisters: How the Women of the Media Sell Unhappiness and Liberalism to the Women of America.

Biography

Myrna Blyth is the New York Times bestselling author of Spin Sisters: How the Women of the Media Sell Unhappiness and Liberalism to the Women of America. The book, published in 2004, was favorably reviewed by the Wall Street Journal, the New York Post, National Review, The Weekly Standard, The Washington Times, Human Events and many other publications. For over twenty years, Blyth was editor-in-chief and publishing director of Ladies' Home Journal. In that position, she was responsible for both the editorial and business side of the publication, which is one of America's largest and most respected magazines. She was also founding editor-in-chief and publishing director of More magazine, the only magazine aimed specifically at women over forty, which premiered in September 1998. In 1999, Blyth received the Magazine Publishers of America's Henry Johnson Fisher Award, the industry's highest honor. In March 2001, she was named Advertising Age magazine's "Publishing Executive of the Year" and was included in Columbia Journalism Review's "The Shapers," a list of 200 New Yorkers who help shape the national media agenda. Blyth was an official American delegate for the UN Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing. She is currently a commissioner on the President's Commission on White House Fellows and a member of the Advisory Committee for the Office of Research in Women's Health at the National Institute of Health. Her many TV appearances include interviews on The O'Reilly Factor, Fox and Friends, The Dennis Miller Show and other programs on MSNBC, CNBC, CNN and over a hundred talk radio programs. Spin Sisters was excerpted in Reader's Digest, Advertising Age and The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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