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"K. Fearn-Banks" <[log in to unmask]>
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K. Fearn-Banks
Tue, 25 Sep 2007 09:31:45 -0700
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 	The national electronic media has covered this. I've seen it over 
and over on CNN.

Professor Kathleen Fearn-Banks
Department of Communication
University of Washington

On Tue, 25 Sep 2007, Petra Guerra wrote:

> Count me in! It is time to unite forces. Children of undocumented parents are being left behind to fend for themselves while their parents are deported. Let's make the connection; noose hanging from trees, children abandoned and  young women getting raped.  What else is the media not reporting????
> Petra  Guerra, PhD
> Assistant Professor
> Department Of Communication
> 1201 W. University Dr.
> Edinburg, TX  78539
> 956-318-5330
> -----Original Message-----
> From: FOR THE MINORITIES AND COMMUNICATION DIV. OF AEJMC [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Rios, Diana
> Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 9:02 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: Panel Proposal
> If anyone wants to expand the topic at all--contemporary civil rights--that is, one can include
> the protests, demonstrations regarding immigrants and human rights. Drios
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sharon Bramlett-Solomon [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Mon 9/24/2007 7:46 PM
> To: Fleming-Rife, Anita
> Cc: LILLIE FEARS; Meta Carstarphen; Rios, Diana; Dwight Brooks
> Subject: Re: Panel Proposal
> Anita --
> Before I received your email I had made a note to myself to submit the same
> panel idea titled:  ³New Weapons in the Fight for Social Justice:
> Cyber-Protesting in the Jena Six Case.²
> Definitely we need to have a panel or round table discussion on this topic.
> When I asked students in my Race, Gender & Media class last month who had
> heard of the Jena Six only the five black students in the class of 40 knew
> about the case (four from internet sources and  one from CNN.  No one had
> seen it in the largest local paper (The Arizona Republic).
>  NPR had a good discussion last Thurs. on the blogging, podcasting,
> emailing, and internet news dissemination in the case, including background
> on the school incident,  charges the Black  students face and cyber civil
> rights movement.
> Would happily assist with facilitating this panel in any way, including
> presenting  on the topic.
> Best,
> Sharon
> On 9/23/07 12:37 PM, "Anita Rife" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I have been thinking about the utility of the internet as a tool for
>> mobilizing the students who demonstrated on behalf of the Jenna--6, as I am
>> sure that you have been.  In fact, it is my thinking that this effort may have
>> sparked the beginning of a 21st century civil rights movement.  If you recall,
>> and you probably donıt given that I am the ancient one among you {smile), the
>> civil rights movement of the 50s and 60s depended upon the traditional media
>> for its momentum, but here we are now with a grass roots movement fueled by
>> the new media and to some extent, the convergence of the old and the new<radio
>> and internet. I thought of you four, but there may be others who may want to
>> participate on a panel that addresses this exciting new development.  Please
>> let me know if youıre interested and what aspects of this topic youıre most
>> interested in pursing for a MAC panel proposal at AEJ-Chicago.  Diana, we may
>> want to broaden the panel idea that we talked about to cover this<or maybe
>> treat it as a separate panel. Let me know what youıre thinking on this.
>> BTW, I also thought of Will Sutton, but I canıt find an e-mail address for him
>> at Hampton.  If anyone knows his address, please forward this on to him.
>> Thanks,
>> Anita Fleming-Rife
> Sharon Bramlett-Solomon, Ph.D.
> Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communication
> Arizona State University
> Tempe, AZ  85287-1305
> Office:  480  965-3678    Fax: 480  965-7041
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> I will look to the hills from whence cometh my help...