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Ep 64: The Real-World Impact of Reality TV with Connie Frazier

Ep 64: The Real-World Impact of Reality TV with Connie Frazier

In this episode, we discussed: how reality tv and social media platforms perpetuate stereotypes. the role of the advertising industry in promoting accurate portrayals of underrepresented groups in the media Resources: Reality TV: Entertaining But No Laughing Matter (AAF, 2015) American Advertising Federation (AAF) American Advertising Federation’s Mosaic Council Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison NEWS ROUNDUP The tech sector and tech-related progressive thinks tanks are

Ep 49: Women: TV vs. Reality with Jennifer Pozner

Ep 49: Women: TV vs. Reality with Jennifer Pozner

My guest today is Jennifer Pozner (@jennpozner), founder and executive director of Women In Media & News (WIMN), a media analysis, education and advocacy group. She’s also the author of Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth About Guilty Pleasure TV. A widely published journalist, Jennifer serves on the board of editors of In These Timesmagazine. Her work has appeared in corporate media outlets such as Newsday, Chicago Tribune and the Boston Phoenix, independent magazines such as Ms…