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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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GRITtv: Chicago moms occupy Whittier field house to demand library for their kids

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

October 10th, 2010

A group of Latina moms in Chicago are engaging in one of the most inspiring and sustained protests in years, far from the corporate media (and even feminist media) spotlight.
For more than three weeks, these mothers have been occupying the field house of the Whittier Dual Language Elementary School. Their goal: prevent the […]

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Glenn Beck verses Donald Duck: Video remix for trying times

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

October 2nd, 2010

Remember Buffy v. Edward? Well, it’s time for Glenn Beck v. Donald Duck!
Well, the official title is Right Wing Radio Duck. Brace yourself for the latest from video remix artist Jonathan McIntosh, who won a coveted Mr. Pointy Award for his WIMN’s Voices essay, “What Would Buffy Do? Notes on Dusting Edward Cullen.” His […]

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Media Literacy: Piercing Content and Who Controls It

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

May 11th, 2010

I wrote this article on media literacy for On The Issues Magazine’s Spring ‘10 edition, published today. To explore the theme of this edition, “The Feminist Mind,” contributors look at ways readers can enhance their understanding of feminist and progressive values.
Media Literacy: Piercing Content and Who Controls It
by Jennifer L. Pozner
On The Issues magazine, […]

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National Hispanic Media Coalition Inquiry on the Role of Media In Hate Crimes

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

August 13th, 2009

Earlier this week, the National Hispanic Media Coalition submitted the following letter to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, regarding the role of telecom in hate crimes. Women In Media & News, the media analysis, education and advocacy group that hosts this blog, was among the signers of the letter.
August 11, 2009
Mr. Lawrence Strickling
Assistant […]

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Liveblogging Women’s Media Equity Summit: Resources needed

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

July 16th, 2009

Small groups broke out and brainstormed for an hour to answer the question:

What resources would strengthen your community’s capacity to sustain yourselves as media makers?

The following bullet point list represents the summation/report-back from the small groups about what resources we need to effectively sustain our work.
(As always, please note that I have done my […]

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Visioning at the Women’s Media Equity Summit

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

July 16th, 2009

Report-back from the Women’s Media Equity Summit: Visioning Activity
Note: I can’t possibly type as fast as the women in this group speak, so I’ll do my best to capture the essence of what is said, and as a journalist I will attempt to quote accurately. But, understand that there will be typos, paraphrased comments, etc.
Youth […]

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Liveblogging WAM! 2009: Cynthia Lopez, P.O.V conducts opening keynote

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

March 28th, 2009

Cynthia Lopez, vice president of documentary for P.O.V, is WAM!2009’s opening keynoter.
I listened to but didn’t liveblog the wonderful opening remarks from Jaclyn Friedman or Irene Villisonor (sp), and listened but wasn’t able to liveblog the beginning of the Cynthia Lopez’s remarks. But WAM! will eventually have all the sessions’ full video available, so do […]

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Live Blogging: Realizing the Promise

smitchells Icon Posted by Shireen Mitchell

December 4th, 2008

Grassroots Organizing Leaders and representatives from the President Elect Barack Obama transition team have come together to discuss the people’s agenda for change. What does change mean from the community organizers, leaders and millions of voters that voted for change. Leaders from Center for Community Change and the Gamaliel Foundation has pulled together members from […]

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Eyes on the Border

mgarcias Icon Posted by michelle garcia

October 13th, 2008

Clearly one of the biggest challenges in relating this story is that the “border” is but a distant place, an idea, if you will, in the minds of most people in the U.S. But the laws of the land have a tendency to bend and falter when on the margins of this nation.

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