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July 11, 2014 – 7:41 am |

Please save the date for Ms. Magazine and the Fembot Collective’s Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon + Hack-a-Thon, sponsored by the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, the Fembot Collective, Ms. Magazine, and the University of Oregon’s Center for the Study of Women in Society.
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Feminism, Media, and Technology in the News

July 15, 2012 – 9:17 am |
Feminism, Media, and Technology in the News

I have fallen out of my bi-weekly routine due to conference travel, a disruption that will resume for another week after my much-anticipated trip to Boston for Console-ing Passions.
Disclaimer: This list is obviously not all-encompassing. It likely reflects an unconscious bias toward what I find intriguing (in the interest of …

Read this: “The White Savior Industrial Complex”

March 21, 2012 – 2:35 pm |

Read this great article by Teju Cole from The Atlantic, which is the latest of a fantastic series of pieces from around the web generated in response to KONY2012.

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Post-Oscars: Viola Davis

March 1, 2012 – 9:39 am |

Head over to For Harriet and read Kimberly Johnson’s thoughtful piece on Viola Davis and The Help, “Dear Viola: We Don’t Hate the Player, We Just Despise the Game.”

It’s intersectionality week in the news…

February 19, 2012 – 4:40 pm | One Comment
It’s intersectionality week in the news…

And by intersectionality, I of course me an absolute ignorance as to how to report in a way that doesn’t reproduce racialized versions of gender oppression.
Whitney got it first, but here’s an awesome journalist giving the news what for on that one. The only thing that would have made this article …