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Sexing Violence in Mexico

mgarcias Icon Posted by michelle garcia

November 17th, 2010

A magazine cover shows a marijuana leaf and a stiletto heel in the shape of a gun. One newspaper regularly divides its front page with a preening bikini clad woman and cadavers.

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Precious, my Precious: Black Female Citizenship, Complexity, and the Politics of Unrelenting Survival

mcyrils Icon Posted by Malkia Cyril

November 16th, 2009

As I sit against the florescence of the television screen, watching the conservative Fox News pundit Glenn Beck drive political nails into progressive leaders using the fear of U.S. blacks and immigrants of color as his hammer, my memory harkens back to the year in which the book Push was set, 1987. During that time, […]

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Liveblogging WAM!2009: Women Reporting from the Global Frontlines

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

March 27th, 2009

Hi all, I’m going to attempt to liveblog the “Women Reporting on the Global Frontlines” panel - it’s the opening session of WAM!2009, the Women, Action and Media conference (of which WIMN is proud to be a supporting sponsor).
I’m going to do the best I can to just transcribe what these brilliant and […]

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Aging is NOT a Collection of Diseases

mgullettes Icon Posted by Margaret Morganroth Gullette

August 6th, 2008

No social gerontologist or cultural critic would say that aging is a “collection of diseases”–as Prof. David Sinclair of Harvard shockingly does in the Sunday Boston Globe issue on the so-called Boomers (July 27, 2008).
First of all, because 20% of those over eighty–aka “the aging”–have no chronic illnesses.
But mainly because–whether they suffer from illnesses […]

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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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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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Liveblogging from the feminist media justice panel at the NCMR

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

June 7th, 2008

Saturday, 12:15: Right now, at the National Conference of Media Reform, I have the immense pleasure of moderating a panel called “There Is No Media Justice Without Women: Models for Feminist Social Justice Media Activism” with some of the women I respect most in the world — women who are simultaneously as creative, funny and […]

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Liveblogging from the NCMR2008: What Does Media Justice Look Like, and What Gives Us Hope?

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

June 6th, 2008

Friday, 2:30pm: I’ve been asked to liveblog from the MAGNET (Media Action Grassroots Network) booth at the National Conference on Media Reform (NCMR2008), where Betty Yu, who will be speaking on the feminist media justice panel tomorrow, is filming video interviews with media activists. We’ll be uploading some of Betty’s videos when she’s done, […]

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Liveblogging the NCMR2008, the National Conference on Media Reform: opening plenary, streaming audio/video, and initial intro to WIMN events and feminist-friendly sessions, Pt. I

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

June 6th, 2008

If you’re not able to be in Minneapolis for the National Conference on Media Reform, you can listen to live streaming video and audio from the opening plenary, here (you can also watch and hear clips from panels, full video and audio from plenaries, and more on a constant basis from now until Sunday).
As she […]

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Join WIMN staff and bloggers at the National Conference on Media Reform: There Is No Media Justice Without Women

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

June 5th, 2008

If you’re planning on attending the National Conference on Media Reform (NCMR 2008), I’m excited to invite you to what promises to be a fascinating and compelling conversation between some of the most dynamic, effective women leaders of the multi-faceted media justice movement.
On behalf of Women In Media & News (WIMN), I’m moderating a […]

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