Democracy or Fascism? WA Women Dems focus on media

Reclaim the Media's Jan Strout and Susan Gleason will speak on media and democracy at The Washington Federation of Democratic Women's annual convention, June 17-19 in Shoreline. The theme is Democracy or Fascism? A Critical Choice. Events begin Friday evening with a screening of Rich Media, Poor Democracy followed by discussion. On Saturday Jan (Reclaim the Media/NOW) and Susan (Reclaim the Media/YES! Magazine will speak on media reform and democracy. Other speakers include Liz Browne from the Pacific Northwest Newspaper Guild and Ellen Thiesen from Voters Unite. For more info and an updated schedule, contact Marilyn Hawkins at mmhawkins@speakasy.net.

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