This Father's Day weekend, we talk about dads and how they are portrayed on television with Geena Davis. Her Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media recently published a new report titled "This is US? How TV Does and Doesn't Get Men's Caregiving."

Davis explains why Hollywood needs to do better than bumbling dads like Homer Simpson. Plus, local writer and mom Suzanne Barston sheds light on the long-standing debate over formula feeding and why it's getting more heated as formula has been scarce.

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