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In the 2006-2007 television season, 35 percent of the writers of broadcast network, prime-time programs were women, according to an annual study by San Diego State University’s Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film. In the 2010-2011 season, that number had dropped by half, to 19 percent. What happened?
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