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Are female journalists on campaign trail going for 'sexpot look'?

Betsy Rothstein, editor of FishbowlDC, thinks so. In a blog post Thursday, Rothstein said "an unusual trend is developing among campaign & White House reporters" who are using "provocative" Twitter photos.


  1. In her column, Rothstein includes an "initial sampling" of what she considers to be provocative Twitter photos. She asks people to send her more examples.
  2. The story has been generating buzz and criticism on Twitter, and Rothstein has responded to a lot of it. Here's a sampling of some readers' tweets and Rothstein's @FishbowlDC responses.
  3. Many took Rothstein's post as an opportunity to criticize FishbowlDC.
  4. Some responded with sarcasm and crass humor.