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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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Liveblogging Women’s Media Equity Summit: Survey of women’s media

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

July 16th, 2009

Shireen Mitchell (who blogs here), and Susan Feiner of the Women’s Media Equity Collaborative are presenting data from a survey of the women’s media sector.
102 responses from people in new media and old media
That represents 1/3 of the surveys sent out — 30% is a huge response rate. (Surveys tends to get a 10% […]

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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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Women’s Media Equity Summit

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

July 15th, 2009

Quick hit: I’m writing from Wayne State University in Detroit, where media activists, media producers and media scholars will converge for the Allied Media Conference.
Tomorrow, I will be representing Women In Media & News at a groundbreaking gathering of women journalists, media justice activists, academics and cultural producers at the Women’s Media Equity Summit. Co-organized […]

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Liveblogging WAM! 2009: Women & the Economic Crisis: Getting Beyond the Corporate Media Narrative

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

March 29th, 2009

Taking a shot at liveblogging “Women & the Economic Crisis: Getting Beyond the Corporate Media Narrative” session at WAM!2009, but will be slower on the transcription than usual, because I’m working off of four hours of sleep. Also, missed the beginning of the session. As always, below is only a partial transcript, and any typos […]

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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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WIMN’s schedule at WAM!2009 Sat & Sun

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

March 28th, 2009

If you’re one of the hundreds of people whose smiling (if sleepy) people I’m passing by in the hallways of MIT at the WAM!2009 (Women, Action & Media) conference, I want to remind you of several ways you can catch Women In Media & News (WIMN) staff members, board members and WIMN’s Voices bloggers throughout […]

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Liveblogging WAM: Report from my PR Strategies session

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

March 27th, 2009

As I posted here yesterday, I’m presenting on the opening panel of the WAM!2009 Pre-Conference.
Our session, PR: Getting Your Work Out There, is just getting started, with a welcome session by PR expert and Boston radio veteran about the impact of media, in particular newspapers, to democracy, and the shifting reality of the difficulties […]

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