Amanda Knox listens to questions during her trial in Perugia, Italy, on June 12, 2009. Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images Opinion 13.7: Cosmos And Culture Cultural Sexism: What If Amanda Knox Had Been Andrew Knox? May 9, 2013 Does the breathless excitement seen in media coverage of Amanda Knox amount to sexism? Commentator Barbara J. King argues 'yes' and says its part of an age-old pattern in human culture.