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Archive for March, 2011

The Gap Vows to Be “Always Skinny”

mkleins Icon Posted by Melanie Klein

March 29th, 2011

I came across this display at The Gap a few days ago. Not exactly subtle, eh?
From skinny pretzels and skinny soda cans to skinny water (yes, skinny water) and Skinnygirl Margarita, courtesy of reality star, Bethany Frankel, we’re a culture saturated with messages about getting skinny, staying skinny, and as The Gap proclaims, remaining […]


Liveblogging WAM-NYC: Pitching and Getting Published

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

March 26th, 2011

At WAM (Women, Action and Media) NYC, the first panel is focused on how bloggers and journalists can pitch media and get published.
Panelists include:
Moderator: Raw Story’s Megan Carpentier (formerly Talking Points Memo)
Newsweek’s Jessica Bennett (also Daily Beast)
Democracy Now!’s Renee Feltz
Freelancer Kathryn Joyce
Note: I am liveblogging this as a straight transcription. Though I’m trying […]


DVR Alert: TONIGHT, 8:45pm, “Connect with Mark Kelley”: I talk with CBC News about the 25th Anniversary of “The Real World”

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

March 9th, 2011

Quick hit: Tonight, to mark the premiere of the 25th season of The Real World, I’ll be on the CBC News show Connect with Mark Kelley to discuss how reality TV has morphed from one iconic (yet fringe) MTV show about strangers living together in 1992, to the landscape-altering genre it became once it traveled […]