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Posted in Uncategorized on April 3, 2013
On April 19, the NW-ARM held a film screening of Half the Sky. Topics covered were sex trafficking in Cambodia and the empowerment of women through economics in Kenya. Along with showing portions of the film, there was a panel of several scholarly women. A journalist from the Gonzaga Bulletin wrote a story about the event.
Posted in Uncategorized on March 28, 2013
Posted in Uncategorized on March 8, 2013
It is finally here! The Spring 2013 Newsletter! We hope you enjoy the content of the issue, and we hope it creates awareness of media influence in our community and attracts you to attend some of our future events.
We appreciate your loyalty to Media Literacy!
Click to read: NWARMspring2013NewsLetter
Posted in Events on March 8, 2013
Join Gonzaga’s Communication and Leadership Studies in welcoming COML Visiting Scholar In Residence, Dr. Todd Gitlin on Thursday, March 21 at 7 p.m., Gonzaga University Campus, Jundt Museum, Room 110.
Free and Open to Public!
Dr. Gitlin lectures frequently on culture, politics, social movements, and media in the United States and abroad. He is now a professor of journalism and sociology and chair of the Ph. D. program in Communications at Columbia University. He was the third president of Students for a Democratic Society, in 1963-64, and coordinator of the SDS Peace Research and Education Project in 1964-65, during which time he helped organize the first national demonstrations against the Vietnam War and the first American demonstrations against corporate aid to the apartheid regime in South Africa.
Brief Bio of Dr. Todd Gitlin:
Dr. Gitlin, is now a professor of journalism and sociology and chair of the Ph. D. program in Communications at Columbia University. He was the third president of Students for a Democratic Society, in 1963-64, and coordinator of the SDS Peace Research and Education Project in 1964-65, during which time he helped organize the first national demonstration against the Vietnam War and the first American demonstrations against corporate aid to the apartheid regime in South Africa. He is the author of fifteen books, including, most recently, Occupy Nation: The Roots, the Spirit, and the Promise of Occupy Wall Street, The Chosen Peoples: America, Israel, and The Ordeals of Divine Election (with Leil Loeibowvitz), and The Bulldozer and the Big Tent: Blind Republicans, Lame Democrats, and the Recovery of American Ideals. He has contributed to many books and published widely in general periodicals (New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Examiner, Boston Globe, Dissent, The New Republic, The Nation, Wilson Quarterly, Harper’s, American Journalism Review, Columbia Journalism Review, The American Prospect, The Occupied Wall Street Journal, LA Review of Books, Washington Spectator, et al.) He is a regular contributor to Chronicle of Higher Education, The New Republic, and TPMcafe.com.
Posted in Uncategorized on February 28, 2013
Take a pledge and UNPLUG from the technological stresses of our day-to-day life. In the next couple days lets pledge to UNPLUG from nonsensical things! Visit the following link to learn more about National Day of UNPLUGGING: http://nationaldayofunplugging.com.
Here is what some of our faculty, staff and student at Gonzaga University are pledging to UNPLUG from:
Posted in Uncategorized on February 24, 2013
Amy Goodman makes an important statement about one’s role of reporting and covering stories. The jounalist have a “moral responsibility” to to protect whistleblowers named in news reports because they are taking a risk by speaking up.
The Northwest Alliance for Responsible Media is committed to promoting responsible media and media coverage.
Posted in Uncategorized on January 30, 2013
Join the NW-ARM this Saturday, Feb. 2, 2pm at Gonzaga University’s Cataldo Hall, Globe Room for an intimate conversation with Rick Steves.
Posted in Uncategorized on November 5, 2012
The Northwest Alliance for Responsible Media invites you to participate in an important community meeting, Health Equity in Spokane: Deepening the Dialogue, Wednesday, November 14 from 7-9 a.m. at Gonzaga University, Cataldo Hall; Globe Room.
Spokane Regional Health District health officer Dr. Joel McCullough will be on hand to facilitate a conversation around the District’s recent report Odds Against Tomorrow: Health Inequities in Spokane County. This study, published in September, looks at how social factors, including education, household income, race/ethnicity, and place/neighborhood impact the health of people right here in our community.
The dialogue hosted by Gonzaga University includes a 45-minute health equity presentation followed by breakout sessions for attendees to lend their voice to the solutions. Registration is not required but recommended at www.srhd.org/healthequity. There is no cost to participate.
This is one of a series of community meetings across the county designed to share the results of this study and facilitate discussion to promote significant change locally and to improve the health and well-being of all citizens.
As part of NW-ARM’s mission to build healthy communities through education we hope you take the time to participate in this meaningful community event.
Posted in Uncategorized on October 20, 2012
KYRS is hosting Amy Goodman on Oct. 27, 7 p.m., at Spokane Falls Community College!
Amy Goodman is an award-winning investigative journalist, syndicated columnist, author and the host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, an independent, global weekday news hour broadcast in English and Spanish on more than 1,000 public television, radio and Internet stations around the world. Amy Goodman is the author of four New York Times bestsellers.
Democracy Now! is on the road for a 2-month, 100-city tour, starting at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, appearing at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, and running up to Election Day. Democracy Now! is holding public events to help raise critical funds for the public broadcasters that carry them. The tour route covers many of the electoral swing states, going beyond the mainstream media’s obsessive focus on the latest poll numbers and candidate gaffes, to see on the ground how people are organizing, the impacts of restrictive voter ID laws that are making it harder to vote, and how the massive influx of campaign cash following the Citizens United decision is changing how our democracy works.
The NW-ARM is looking forward to this event and will have an NW-ARM information table set up beforehand.Event will be held at Spokane Falls Community College Music Building Address: 3410 West Fort George Wright Drive) $15 general admission $5 for students with ID Limited $100 tickets available for pre-event reception with Amy Goodman which includes an autographed book and reserved seat to her talk. All proceeds benefit KYRS! Tickets available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/276024 or www.kyrs.org
More info: 509-747-3012