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Archive for February, 2009

Saying it with panties

ajosephs Icon Posted by Ammu Joseph

February 25th, 2009

Pink women’s underwear appeared on the front pages of newspapers and became a hot topic on prime time news programmes in India earlier this month. The phenomenon appears to have attracted attention elsewhere in the world, too.


Bitch magazine fundraiser tonight, Feb. 24: Jennifer L. Pozner (hi!) speaks about reality TV at PSU

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

February 24th, 2009

Since it’s nearly 1am and I’m blogging from a spotty wifi connection at a hotel in Corvallis, OR, this is just going to be a quick follow-up to yesterday’s post about WIMN’s lecture tour in Oregon this week.
So, quick reminder: I hope all of you in the Portland, OR area will come out to […]


Today (2/23) and tomorrow (2/24): Reality TV debunked in Oregon! Come say hi…

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

February 23rd, 2009

Hi all! Haven’t been blogging much in recent months as I’ve been working on my forthcoming book, Reality Bites Back: How Guilty Pleasure TV Is Making Us Sexist, Shallow and Socially Irresponsible. But I couldn’t let two stop on WIMN’s multimedia lecture tour go by without mention. I’ll be conducting the following multimedia presentation in […]


The Revolution Will Not Be Moisturized … or Televised

dfarsettas Icon Posted by Diane Farsetta

February 6th, 2009

Procter & Gamble’s multicultural marketing campaign “My Black Is Beautiful” — which it insists is a movement — is back.
As I’ve written here before, the major corporation designed the campaign in response to marketing data that black women spend three times more money on beauty products than the general female population. As part of […]