[IMC-Boston-Dispatch] Women's Media Conference: Register now!

Sofia JarrinT sofiajt at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 9 07:23:58 PST 2008



Jaclyn Friedman <jaclyn at centerfornewwords.org> wrote:
                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                     WOMEN, ACTION & the MEDIA 2008
                         
A Conference for Journalists, Activists & Everyone

                                                                                                                with BROWNFEMIPOWER | Carla DESANTIS | Aliza DICHTER | Deepa FERNDANDES | Ann FRIEDMAN
E.J. GRAFF | Lisa JERVIS | Esther KAPLAN | Frances KISSLING | Amanda MARCOTTE
Sofia QUINTERO (aka Black ARTEMIS) | Audacia RAY | Betsy REED | Caryl RIVERS | Deborah SIEGEL Jessica VALENTI | Carmen VAN KERKHOVE | Deanna ZANDT | and over 70 other presenters

                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                featuring
keynote talks with
                                                                                   
Helen THOMAS
& Haifa ZANGANA
(click here for more info)

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                                                                                                             WAM!2008 is Co-Sponsored by
                                                                                   MIT Program in Women's Studies                                                                                                            WAM!2008 Supporting Sponsors
                                                                                   
   AlterNet (Spotlight Sponsor of the WAM!2008 Party!)
   Bitch Magazine
   Dollars and Sense
   In These Times
   Feminist.com
   Feministing
   Bridgewater State College's Women and Gender Studies Program
   Feminist Review
   Girlistic
   make/shift
   New England Ethnic News
   RH Reality Check
   Seal Press
   Women In Media & News (WIMN)
   Women's Media Center

Click here to become a sponsor of WAM!2008!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 March 28-30, 2008
Cambridge, MA
www.wam2008.org
                                                                                                                                                                   Greetings!                               
                               
                               It's a new year, and you know what that means: the EarlyBird Registration deadline for Women, Action & the Media (WAM!) 2008 is fast approaching!

You're going to want to be a part of this weekend filled with unforgettable people, conversations, events, and change-making. So why wait? 

If you register before Feb. 1, YOU PAY ONLY$145 (Seniors pay $80 and Students pay only $45!).  The fee goes up to $165/$95/$55 on Feb. 1, and to $195/$110/$75 on-site.

Read on for all the latest news, presenters, opportunities & events, and don't forget to register today!
 
                                                                                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                              
                                                                                                            NEW SESSION ADDED: 
The Future of Investigative Journalism                                                                                       
                                                        
We're working hard to finalize the over 40 breakout sessions you'll have to choose from at WAM!2008 -- and we're so excited to be adding a crucial conversation on the Future of Investigative Journalism, featuring Esther Kaplan (pictured), Tara McKelvey, and Asra Nomani.

This presentation joins dozens of planned sessions that make up the heart of WAM!2008, including:

   Bad Stories About Women that Never Die
   Beating the Old Boys' Club
   Big Coverage & Big Cash
   Can Blogging Help End Racism?
   Empowering Youth to Use Media to Make Change

   Gender, Justice and the Future of Media 
   Hillary Clinton and the 2008 Election
   Making Internet TV
   Strategic Communications for Social Justice Advocacy
   The Revolution Will Use New Technology
   What's the Future for Indie Publishing?
   Writing a Book Proposal That Sells
Click here for a complete list of sessions & presenters!
 
                                                                                                                                          Don't miss the QWOC+ Boston Reception!                                                                                       
                                                         
We're so thrilled to be partnering for the first time with QWOC+ Boston to host a Saturday evening reception for Women of Color & Friends -- free for WAM!2008 attendees! We hope to see you there...
 
                                                                                                                                                               Find Help with Rides and Housing...                                                                                       
                                                        
 Want to come to WAM!2008, but need to cut down your travel costs?

Check out our Ride Share and Housing Share boards, where you can meet up with people traveling from your area, and find folks who want to share hotel rooms or may be offering hospitality in their homes.

Be sure to also check out our Travel & Lodging page for info on our special Conference rate at the Marriott, as well as the super-affordable and reliable HI-Boston Hostel.  
                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
                                                                                   
         
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