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Archive for July, 2010

On Julie Chen, Les Moonves, and CBS: An Immodest Proposal for Media Diversity

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

July 22nd, 2010

Yesterday, from St. Petersburg Times media critic Eric Deggans, came the headline: “Julie Chen gets View-style talk CBS show; should wife of CEO have three jobs on the network?”
Chen, who anchors CBS’s daily Early Show and hosts CBS’s backstabby summer reality TV ratings staple, Big Brother, is oh-so-conveniently married to the network’s CEO, […]


Livetweeting “The Bachelorette”: Join in on Twitter Mon. night

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

July 11th, 2010

UPDATE, July 13: Here’s a sample of last night’s livetweets of “The Bachelorette”:
@jennpozner: We begin as always: 6seasons of #Bachelorette +14seasons of #Bachelor: ALL 20 stars +most daters were white #RealityBitesBack
@jennpozner: Will #Bachelorette Ali end up with salsa-dancing Roberto Martinez? Answer’s in surname: in #Bachelorverse #MrRightMustBeWhite
@jennpozner: #Bachelor franchise IS bigoted;that’s what I meant RT @GeriJarvis […]


The Summer of Feminista

varreolas Icon Posted by Veronica Arreola

July 6th, 2010

In June I was asked to be on a panel entitled, “Influential Voices.” Yes, this still embarrasses me! Me? Influential? But as I sat there and was asked what I thought I was bringing to the conversation online by blogging, it hit me…hard. “I bring a Latina voice. A unique Latina voice to every conversation.” […]