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Quick initial resources from the WAM conference - part 1

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

March 31st, 2007

Blogging from the WAM conference and wanted to mention a few resources that have been thrown out there to help anyone interested in getting involved in content analysis and media literacy, independent media production, media justice activism and more:
WIMN’s Resource Guide for Media Activists: http://www.wimnonline.org/education/resource_guide.html
*** Offers an extremely extensive overview of links to and […]

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Will the media revolution be funded?

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

March 31st, 2007

“Does power pay itself to agitate against it? ”
That’s one of the many questions that Thenmozhi Soundararajan is asking right now as she’s delivering the keynote address at the WAM!2007 - Women, Action & Media conference.
The full audio, possibly video, will be available after the conference.

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Eric Keroack Resigns

ksavoies Icon Posted by Keely Savoie

March 30th, 2007

It is with a happy heart that I report to you that Eric Keroack resigned his post as the head of the federal agency in charged with providing contraceptive access.
You may remember Keroack– an anti-contraception, abstinence-only extremist whose involvement with “pregnancy crisis centers” (that manipulate pregnant women into keeping heir babies with a […]

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Join WIMN at WAM!2007: Women, Action & Media: Making Noise, Making Change conference 3/30 - 4/1

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

March 29th, 2007

EVENT ANNOUCEMENT:
WIMN on the Road: Join WIMN’s Executive Director, Jennifer L. Pozner — and several WIMN’s Voices bloggers — at WAM!2007
Friday, Mar. 30 - Sunday, Apr. 1
Cambridge, MA — see here for logistics
I’m on the road right now, traveling to Cambridge, MA to attend the fourth annual Women, Action & Media conference, a powerful, energetic […]

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Event Announcement: Robin Andersen discusses her book, A Century of Media, A Century of War

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

March 29th, 2007

Hey all,
Media and advertising critic Robin Andersen posted this event announcement at the bottom of her previous blog entry, “What Does Torture Have to Do With It?”, but since she slipped it in at the very end, I thought a separate post was in order, highlighting an upcoming opportunity to see her speak about […]

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Stop Cyberbullying Day

lmarshalls Icon Posted by Lucinda Marshall

March 29th, 2007

Several days ago a fellow woman blogger received death threats. It’s not the first time that has happened and it won’t be the last. What is different is that that she went public with her story and it has prompted a very necessary conversation about the impact of cyber harrassment.
Having been writing publicly on the […]

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Deep in My Heart: The South Speaks the Language of Media Justice

mcyrils Icon Posted by Malkia Cyril

March 28th, 2007

Against the backdrop of the mountains of Tennessee, and sheltered from brisk cold by the large meeting rooms of a Hilton Hotel, about 75 people sought new answers to the old problem of historic disenfranchisement by U.S. media.
This diverse band of justice-seekers represented media, organizing, and cultural arts organizations from across the Southern […]

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Katie Couric: This Time, Gender Means Everything

GuestBloggers Icon Posted by Guest Blogger

March 27th, 2007

By Guest Blogger Elizabeth G. Hines
Over at CBS.com, viewers are making their voices heard over their displeasure at Katie Couric’s interview with John and Elizabeth Edwards on this past Sunday’s 60 Minutes. I missed the first airing of the show, so to get myself up to speed I took the time to watch it on […]

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Top Model looks ugly to the blogosphere & the media - thanks for rolling with our outrage!

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

March 27th, 2007

Turns out we at WIMN’s Voices aren’t the only ones who think that America’s Next Top Model’s “beautiful corpses” episode provided one of the uglier moments in reality TV history.
It’s rare that a pop culture criticism post generates this many ripples in both the blogosphere and the corporate media, but ever since I wrote […]

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Join WIMN’s Email List

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

March 26th, 2007

Hey folks, just an FYI: I’ve been getting a lot of positive feedback about the Best of WIMN’s Voices teaser summaries I’ve been sending out via Women In Media & News’s email list every week.
While this blog’s readership is increasing by thousands of visits each month (Feb. maxed out at over 52,000+ unique visits), […]

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