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CSPAN, 6:30 & 9:30pm: Rosa Clemente, hip hop activist, feminist media justice advocate and Green Party presidential VP nominee, speaks out

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

July 13th, 2008

Very, very quick hit: just found out that Rosa Clemente will be appearing on CSPAN’s “The Road to the White House” in just a few minutes (some time shortly after 7pm, EST), right after the end of the Bob Barr interview. Rosa accepted her nomination as Green Party Vice Presidential nominee last night in Chicago […]

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Tony Snow, in his own words

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

July 12th, 2008

When Jesse Helms, “one of America’s most notorious race-baiters” recently died, there was much consternation about how we shouldn’t “speak ill of the dead.”
So this morning, when I read that jovial propagandist Tony Snow died of colon cancer at the premature age of 53, I thought — let me not do that. Instead of […]

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Media miss G8’s role in planting the seeds of the food crisis

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July 11th, 2008

Guest Blogger Diana Duarte
As the G8 was meeting on July 7-9 to discuss the food crisis raging across the globe, countries were scrambling to put in place measures that might bring some degree of relief for their populations. The New York Times laid out the desperate situation in Haiti, where hunger has provoked […]

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Off Our Backs In Financial Trouble

lmarshalls Icon Posted by Lucinda Marshall

July 11th, 2008

Off Our Backs, the venerable feminist journal that has been publishing now for 38 years is in deep financial trouble and may not be able to continue publishing. This week the collective that publishes the magazine sent out a plea for funds. Print media in general is struggling these days, but as many […]

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VIDEO, Free Speech TV: FAIR founder Jeff Cohen interviews WIMN founder Jennifer L. Pozner at NCMR2008

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

July 10th, 2008

After participating in countless, endlessly contentious news debates on Fox News, MSNBC and CNN over the last couple of years, it was such a pleasure last month when I got the chance to discuss a broad range of media issues with Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR) founder Jeff Cohen, who guest hosted for Free […]

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Come party with WIMN in the Bay Area

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

July 3rd, 2008

This goes out to all our Bay Area friends — WIMN’s having a party on July 17, and I hope to see you there. Feel free to forward this post to any Bay Area journalists, media producers, media activists, feminists, progressives and others who you think might like to eat, drink, network and collaborate.
–Jenn
You’re invited! […]

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No Way to Win a Woman

lflanderss Icon Posted by Laura Flanders

July 3rd, 2008

Everyone’s trying to win the female vote, but women aren’t stupid.

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Disability Becomes the New Fashion Black on the BBC

pjeridos Icon Posted by Patricia Jerido

July 2nd, 2008

Britain’s Missing Top Model began last night on the BBC network. This new reality show has eight women with disabilities competing to become a top-model. As you can imagine this show can offer some real insights for people without disabilities to better understand those who live with disabilities. Also for people living with disabilities a […]

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