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Mexican feminist journalists in CIMAC take on the toughest reporting

cbyerlys Icon Posted by Carolyn Byerly

October 18th, 2013

I’m still buzzing from the CIMAC gathering of feminist journalists in Mérida, Mexico, Oct 10-12. Some 200 women doing frontline reporting on government and police corruption, murder and other gender violence, and other issues in women’s marginalization participated.

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The Bachelor and Bachelorette race discrimination lawsuit: read the complaint here

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

May 3rd, 2012

I’m working on story for The Daily Beast about a racial discrimination lawsuit filed late in April against ABC and the various production teams behind “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette.” I’ve interviewed reality TV producers, high-level media executives, former and aspiring future Bachelor cast members, entertainment lawyers and TV reporters for this piece, which I’ll […]

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DC TONIGHT: Final stop on the Reality Bites Back book tour

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

November 22nd, 2010

Tonight in Washington, D.C., I’m holding my last official reading on the Reality Bites Back book tour. It is listed in the Washington Post’s “Going Out Guide Blog,” and their “Going Out Guide.” There’s also a brief interview with the Express.
Tonight, the final official book reading will be held at Busboys & […]

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BOSTON: Reality Bites Back TWICE, 11/19 in Wellesley, 11/20 with Jean Kilbourne in Boston

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

November 19th, 2010

Quick hit from the road: All you MA-area TV fans — there are two chances to catch Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth About Guilty Pleasure TV in Boston. Hope to see you at one of these events:
WHAT: Book reading and signing
WHEN: Nov. 19, 7pm
WHERE: Wellesley Booksmith
Why is reality television built on such […]

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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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L.A. TODAY: “Sh*t My TV Says: Revealing Gender & Race in Reality TV & Pop Culture” with Jennifer L. Pozner, Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn & Morgane Richardson

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

November 17th, 2010

Event Reminder: “$h*t My TV Says: Revealing Gender & Race in Reality TV & Pop Culture”
…an evening with Jennifer L. Pozner, author of Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth About Guilty Pleasure TV, and entertainment journalist Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn, contributor to the L.A. Times, TV Guide, Essence, Emmy magazine and […]

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Newsweek reviews Reality Bites Back: “Everything I Learned About Women I Learned From Reality TV” (Plus: my slideshow: “Reality TV’s 9 Worst Stock Characters”)

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

November 12th, 2010

As a long-time media critic, I can tell you that this is not a sentence I’m accustomed to writing: Corporate media gave me a huge gift yesterday.
As I traveled to Denver (to moderate a panel and have a wine and cheese reception for my book at the Women’s Studies Association conference), Newsweek’s Jessica Bennett reviewed […]

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FINAL VIDEO: “Reality Rehab” Webisode 7: The Gangster Guy (and series conclusion)

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

November 10th, 2010

Today, at last, I present the thrilling conclusion to the Reality Rehab with Dr. Jenn web series, Webisode 7: The Gangsta Guy!
If you’ve been reading the blog recently (or media outlets from The Vancouver Sun to Jezebel to The Frisky), you know I launched a satirical book trailer and webisode series last week, Reality Rehab […]

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NYC BOOK LAUNCH PARTY and TWEET-UP TONIGHT!

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

November 10th, 2010

REALITY BITES BACK BOOK LAUNCH PARTY TONIGHT!!! NYC TWEET-UP!!!
OK, I know, all caps and three exclamation points = excessive. Still, New York City, I’m just that excited to invite you to this celebration, which has been a loooong time coming.

WED. NOV. 10: Reality Bites Back Book Launch PARTY & TWEET-Up!
Time: 7:30 - 10:30
Place: The fabulous […]

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EVENT: Philly book reading TONIGHT, Nov 9, 5:30pm

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

November 9th, 2010

Hey Philly friends — come join me TONIGHT as I read from my new book, Reality Bites Back.
WHEN: Tuesday Nov. 9, 5:30 - 7:00pm
WHERE: Barnes & Noble, Rittenhouse Square, 1805 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
FREE

Why is reality television built on such blatant gender and race stereotypes? Why are women and people of color represented so […]

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