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Bush, Rumsfeld & Co. found responsible for torture; cable news (save Rachel Maddow) responds with a yawn

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

December 12th, 2008

This morning’s Washington Post (Dec. 12, 08) headline couldn’t have been more definitive: “Report on Detainee Abuse Blames Top Bush Officials“:
“A bipartisan panel of senators has concluded that former defense secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld and other top Bush administration officials bear direct responsibility for the harsh treatment of detainees at Guantanamo Bay, and that their […]

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To the New York Times, Tubbs Jones’ death less newsworthy than where an elephant, or Tori Spelling’s mom, lives

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August 21st, 2008

By Guest Blogger Kristen Harbeson

Here is what the New York Times wants me to know about what is going on in my country on August 21, 2008:
1) Millionaires in Los Angeles are giving up mansions to live in condos. This story is accompanied by a picture of Candy Spelling, the smiling widow of Aaron […]

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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 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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It’s our 1,000th birthday! How has WIMN’s Voices impacted your blogging, journalism, activism, or personal life?

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

March 29th, 2008

Media love to tell women we should be ashamed of aging. “You never ask a lady her age,” we hear from news anchors to soap opera characters. But WIMN’s Voices is turning 1,000 today, and we couldn’t be happier at how we’ve grown up.
This, in fact, is the thousandth post to WIMN’s Voices, the […]

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Sat - Sun, Meet several WIMN folk at WAM, and Mon., meet Pozner at MIT

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

March 29th, 2008

Opportunity for Boston area folks: This weekend through Monday there will be several chances to meet Women In Media & News’s staff, board and bloggers at the WAM!2008 conference today (Saturday) and tomorrow (Sunday), as well the next day (Monday) at MIT, where I will be speaking about reality TV as cultural backlash against women […]

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Help WIMN replace our broken computer!

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February 22nd, 2008

You know that we don’t ask for your financial support very often. We’re asking now because we really need it. After years on its last legs, the computer our tireless Executive Director uses has bitten the dust. Kicked the bucket. Kaput.

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Join Susan Faludi in helping WIMN fight to transform the media

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

December 23rd, 2007

If you value WIMN’s Voices–and you want to amplify women’s voices online, in print, on TV and radio, and in the public debate at large–we need your help.

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