Listen Up Northwest program 12: Media

Listen Up! Northwest Program 12 features stories on the media, and its role in our community and our democracy.

Segments include:

* High school girls discuss negative women's images in the media and learn how to make film to break down stereotypes. (Reel Grrls, Seattle)
* Canadian Parliament is discussing a new media and digital rights bill this fall. (Charlotte Bourne, CJSF-Burnaby, BC)
* The ACLU of Washington is tracking the intersection of technology and civil rights. (Peter Marshall, KBCS-Seattle)
* Adrian Valladares Carranza speaks to the FCC about the importance of media for his Oregon community of immigrant farmworkers (KBCS Public Affairs Team, Seattle)
* A demonstrator in the 1999 WTO protests shares his exposure to media coverage of the event (Jill Bolduc, KBCS-Seattle)
* Michael Franti gives commentary on the importance of communities "becoming the media". (Reclaim the Media)

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Listen Up! NW is produced by Yuko Kodama at KBCS for Reclaim the Media, and distributed by the Northwest Community Radio Network.

The media's job is to interest the public in the public interest. -John Dewey