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Sexing Violence in Mexico

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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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TUES, Nov 16, noon: Reality Bites Back event with Jennifer L. Pozner and Jennifer Siebel Newsom, First Lady of San Francisco

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

November 16th, 2010

BAY AREA EVENT REMINDER from WIMN and the International Museum of Women:
Nov. 16: Whose Reality? Exposing Gender, Race and Commercial Biases in Reality TV
11/16/2010: 12pm - 1:30pm
A conversation with Jennifer Siebel Newsom, documentarian, actress and First Lady of San Francisco, and Jennifer L. Pozner, Executive Director of Women In Media & News, media critic, author, […]

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TONIGHT, NYC: Jennifer L. Pozner’s first book reading for Reality Bites Back

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

November 4th, 2010

New York friends, I’m looking forward to seeing you at Bluestockings bookstore tonight at 7pm for my first book reading for Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth About Guilty Pleasure TV. Details below. Come early to guarantee yourself a seat. It may be crowded.
The following event invitations are reposted from Tuesday.
Hey New Yorkers: are […]

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Reality Bites Back BOOK LAUNCH & VIDEO trailer: Reality Rehab with Dr. Jenn

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

November 1st, 2010

Today, in conjunction with the official publication of Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth About Guilty Pleasure TV, I’m excited to debut a satirical book trailer and webisode series, “Reality Rehab with Dr. Jenn“– where all your favorite reality TV stock characters come to get deprogrammed:

Meet the Cast

Meet the Production Team

In addition to the trailer, […]

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BURN THIS BOOK SAYS PALIN

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October 31st, 2010

Fantastic outburst on Larry King against Flanders’ latest book on Tea Parties.

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GRITtv Digs into “Freedom Rides for Life”

lflanderss Icon Posted by Laura Flanders

October 16th, 2010

For the first video in our new investigative series, GRITtv Digs, we’re looking into the “Freedom Rides for Life” and the anti-abortion movement’s targeting of women of color, particularly black women in the South, using racially divisive tactics.

The following is a transcript:
Laura:
An attack is ratcheting up on women’s reproductive freedoms with an […]

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The Summer of Feminista

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July 6th, 2010

In June I was asked to be on a panel entitled, “Influential Voices.” Yes, this still embarrasses me! Me? Influential? But as I sat there and was asked what I thought I was bringing to the conversation online by blogging, it hit me…hard. “I bring a Latina voice. A unique Latina voice to every conversation.” […]

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Violence Against Women_Exanding the Coverage

mgarcias Icon Posted by michelle garcia

June 22nd, 2010

The game just ended. Uruguay vs Mexico, the score 1-0. For women, there are other terrifying numbers, one in four South Africa men admitted to having raped a woman. How about 40,000? That was the estimated number of prostitutes expected to travel to South Africa for the month-long global sportsfest.
I might not […]

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Livetweeting “The Bachelorette”: Join in on Twitter.

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

June 7th, 2010

Quick hit: now that I’m done writing Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth About Guilty Pleasure TV (available for pre-order now), I’ve been turning my critical analysis of reality TV into an interactive sport. So, if you’re interested in critical gender, race and class analysis of reality television, follow and join me as I livetweet […]

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Media and Communications Jobs Roundup

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

June 3rd, 2010

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