Double-Latte Selection April 2012 – D.R.E.A.M. Activist
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Double-Latte Selection April 2012 – D.R.E.A.M. Activist

I originally heard about the D.R.E.A.M. or Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act through Change.org. I had gone to the site to sign another petition and a petition in support of the D.R.E.A.M. act came up as an additional petition I might be interested in signing. Upon reading the short description I knew … Continue reading

Double Latte Project October 2011 – Women’s Media Center
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Double Latte Project October 2011 – Women’s Media Center

This month’s selection, The Women’s Media Center, got my attention because I enjoyed that they do a little bit of everything when it comes to media. They create news media, train people in media and they do research around media issues (mainly the lack of women in mainstream media). According to the Women’s Media Center: … Continue reading

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Four Bites of the Real Effects of Reality TV

While on vacation, I FINALLY got to read Reality Bites Back the Troubling Truth about Guilty Pleasure TV by media activist and critic Jennifer Pozner. I throughly enjoyed this book which reads as a 300 page expose on the underlying tones and effects of this genre of TV which has gained increasing popularity since the year … Continue reading

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Links of the Week 26 Feburary 2010

Black History The Black Snob’s Annual Black History Month Post Where She Complains About Black History Month (Rants) No the above link is not to the life of important African-Americans like Booker T. Washington, Emmit Till or Harriet Tubman but I do think this is a great post that shows the good and bad to Black … Continue reading

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GritTV: The Iranian Elections, Kucinich vs. Bank of America, and The Stoning of Soraya M.

I first encountered GritTV with Laura Flanders after following a link from one of the show’s recent guests. I have to say I really enjoy this program and it is part of my move as a news consumer to move beyond mainstream media to independent and/or public media. To date I find that independent media … Continue reading