Tag Archives: WAM!

The three companies ignoring the #FBrape campaign

TweetAs was noted in yesterday’s Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet, Women, Action, and the Media (WAM!) launched a great social media initiative on Tuesday, taking on gender-based hate on Facebook. Specifically, WAM and other great organizations are “calling on Facebook users to contact advertisers whose ads on Facebook appear next to content that targets women for [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet Around the world, supporters of three members of  the feminist punk rock band Pussy Riot prepare to protest Friday’s verdict. This is a good idea, since the lawyers representing the three women say there is no chance they will be found not-guilty. The New York Times editorial board on what could happen to the women of Afghanistan when American troops leave. [...]
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WMC releases media guide for gender neutral coverage of women candidates and politicians

TweetThroughout the years, we’ve written pretty extensively about sexist media coverage and the chilling effect it has on women-identified candidates and politicians. That’s why I’m so thrilled about the Women’s Media Center’s newly released Media Guide for its Name It. Change It. Project. The Guide (click for PDF ) works to identify, prevent and end sexist [...]
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New Yorkers: Boogie down with us at WAM!Prom 2 next weekend!

TweetSeveral years ago when Feministing was just a toddler, Samhita, Jessica and myself went to the Women, Action and the Media conference in Cambridge, MA for the weekend — I think it was the first time I met so many people working in social justice and media in one place, and it was a completely [...]
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Come WAM! It Up With Me This Weekend

Tweet Ah, Saturdays. Ludacris thinks they’re good for “sticky icky cky [oh ohhhh]“. Rebecca Black doesn’t think they’re quite as good as the day that comes before them. As for me, I think they’re a great time for hangin with dozens of feminist media makers to talk blogging, activism, feminism, journalism, and everything in between. [...]
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