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Live Feeds from 2007 National Conference for Media Reform

Reported by Marie Therese - January 14, 2007 -

Floating Item - See Below for Posts Prior to January 14th

As we announced earlier, two of the News Hounds - Judy and Chrish - are attending the National Conference for Media Reform in Memphis. We have just learned that there will limited live streaming of some of the bigger events. The schedule is below and we encourage all of you that are interested in media issues to log on and watch. Some of the better known speakers will be Jane Fonda, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Geena Davis.

All times are Central Standard Time.

SATURDAY, January 13th

8 – 8:45 a.m. CST
Morning Plenary with Sen. Bernie Sanders

8 – 10:30 p.m. CST
Keynote Session: Make the Connection
Congressman Ed Markey (D Mass.)
Geena Davis, actress and founder of See Jane
Ben Bagdikian, author of the Media Monopoly
Ben Hooks, former executive director of the NAACP
Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Hip-Hop Caucus
Deepa Fernandes, WBAI and Radio Rootz
Erubiel Valladares Carranza, KPCN-LP
Robert W. McChesney, Free Press

SUNDAY

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CST
Closing Plenary
Jane Fonda and Van Jones

Streaming available in Quicktime and Real.