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Archive for September, 2007

American Prospect seeks Deputy Editor

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

September 25th, 2007

The job description below just in from Sarah Blustain at The American Prospect, who is leaving her position and seeking a great replacement.
With strong women journalists involved in the leadership of TAP, the magazine has been making a conscious effort to include more voices and perspectives of women and people of color over the […]

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Baby — and Dogma — on Board!

mspencers Icon Posted by Miranda Spencer

September 24th, 2007

Media coverage of fecund couple sidesteps the extremist views behind the bumper crop of kids.

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Journalism jobs in Florida

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

September 23rd, 2007

The following journalism openings are all in Florida. Lots of journ jobs coming in since we created this new category. If you have similar items, please send them to info[at]wimnonline[dot]org
Business Reporter - The South Florida Sun-Sentinelis seeking a general
assignment/enterprise business reporter. The ideal candidate will be a
seasoned journalist with outstanding reporting and […]

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Favorite headline of the day

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

September 21st, 2007

“Mandela still alive after embarrassing Bush remark”
– Reuters Africa
One has to imagine that the headline writer for this short news wire piece, which got wide pick-up, must have been stifling a giggle when dashing off the topper to the story about how Bush attempted to justify U.S. bungles in Iraq by saying that “Mandela’s […]

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ESPN columnist: Isiah Thomas’ comments even more dangerous than Don Imus’s

GuestBloggers Icon Posted by Guest Blogger

September 21st, 2007

By Guest Blogger Jemele Hill
My favorite commercial growing up was the one Isiah Thomas did for a local electric company in Detroit.
In the commercial, Thomas — known strictly to me back then as Zeke — would go around town, giving people helpful reminders about unnecessary electrical use and warning us kids about dangerous wires.
Too bad […]

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Job opp: Congressional Black Caucus Media, Entertainment, Telecommunications and Technology Council

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

September 21st, 2007

Another job posting just came in, via WIMN’s Voices blogger Carolyn Byerly at Howard University:
Congressional Black Caucus Members have recently started a new endeavour, the CBC Media, Entertainment, Telecommunications and Technology Council (CBC-METT). CBC-METT is in need of a part-time employee to assist with building the web-based organization and handle administrative duties.
Current students (grad […]

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The Onion spoofs domestic violence reporting

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

September 21st, 2007

What I often love about The Onion is how closely their satire actually maps to real reporting in corporate media. After years of factually inaccurate coverage of domestic violence in America (stories most often motivated by conservative, anti-feminist groups manipulating data to deny the statistical picture and practical realities of sexual and domestic assault in […]

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Job posting: Event manager for National Conference for Media Reform

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September 21st, 2007

Job Announcement: Event Manager for Free Press
Does the media in your community allow for your voice to be heard? Is your news local and diverse? Are your issues and experiences as women reflected in your media?
Free Press is a national, nonpartisan organization working on media issues. We connect everyday people across the country to […]

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“Promise me you can’t tell anybody about this”

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

September 21st, 2007

Leave it to “The Daily Show” to offer one of the best comments I’ve seen so far about the exploitation of children on CBS’s “Kid Nation,” the reality show which featured children as young as eight years old attempting to build some sort of psuedo-society in the New Mexico desert without adult aid or supervision […]

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Job opening with newspaper covering public TV and radio

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

September 21st, 2007

Today’s journalism job announcement comes from Katy June-Friesen, Associate Editor at Current newspaper:
Advertising/Production Director for Current:
Current is a twice-monthly national nonprofit newspaper that covers public radio and public TV. Looking for someone with 3 years’ experience with publications, Internet, design or advertising, plus people skills AND tech skills. You’ll unleash advertisers’ natural drive to buy […]

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