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jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

May 24th, 2010

As long-time WIMN’s Voices readers know, GRITtv, hosted by journalist (and WIMN’s Voices contributor) Laura Flanders, is one of the most important news and public affairs programs produced in the United States, providing us with critical perspectives we can’t find anywhere else on television.
I don’t usually blog fundraising pitches on behalf of non-profits other […]

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Twitter Feeds to Follow from the #140Conf - 140: The State of Now

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

April 20th, 2010

Quickly: I haven’t been able to livetweet the early sessions of the #140 Conference: The State of Now, but if you’re interested in learning about:
– educating about the politics of race online
– social media as real-time news and information-gathering systems
– Interacting with the television audience in Real Time
– and more…
I encourage you to read the […]

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Susan’s Eye Opening and Instructive Journey

mgarcias Icon Posted by michelle garcia

March 14th, 2010

To be honest, if I didn’t know Rose Arce, the senior producer of CNN Presents’ Her Name was Steven, I probably would not have watched the television documentary. And that would have been a shame.
(Be forewarned, this isn’t a post about how media cover transgender people. For such analysis, see these related posts, this […]

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Sotomayor and Progress

mgarcias Icon Posted by michelle garcia

September 29th, 2009

Sotomayor’s elevation to the high court should inspire the many she is said to represent –women, Latinas/non-whites– and the nation that has presumably been enriched by the social advancement that her confirmation heralded, to embrace the challenges that were left in the wake of “progress.”

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Gerald Gardner’s research helped end gender-segregated ads

cbyerlys Icon Posted by Carolyn Byerly

July 31st, 2009

I found my first job in 1963 by looking through the “jobs for women” section of the classified ads in the local Colorado Springs newspapers. It would take another decade for those gender-segregated ads to disappear, and then only because National Organization for Women had filed its landmark complaint against the now defunct Pittsburgh Press . That case went would go all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court and result in the 1973 ruling saying the practice was illegal.

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Liveblogging Allied Media Conference: Media Justice: What’s Next?

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

July 17th, 2009

I’m attending “Media Justice: What’s Next?” at the Allied Media Conference.
This rich, deep fishbowl conversation has focused on the reasons why media justice activists do our work, and varied methods media justice organizers are acting in the service of transformational social justice and expanding power of traditionally oppressed communities, and creating positive change around […]

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Join WIMN (and women) at the Allied Media Conference, Friday July 17

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

July 16th, 2009

If you are attending the Allied Media Conference in Detroit this week, I hope you will join Women In Media & News from 12:15 - 2pm on Friday, July 17, at our session:
Strengthen Women’s Media & You Strengthen the Women’s Movement
Facilitators:
Ariel Dougherty, Women’s Working Group of the USSF;
Jacqui Patterson, Women of Color United;
Sonali Kolhatkar, Uprising […]

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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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Women’s Media Equity Summit begins

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

July 16th, 2009

It’s 8:45 am in Detroit, MI, and our facilitator, Adrienne Maree Brown of the Ruckus Society, is leading us in an opening intro. We’re only half-way through the around-the-room introduction of attendees of the Women’s Media Equity Summit of the Allied Media Conference. I think this gather’s motto could be, “We meet more inspiring women […]

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