Action Coalition for Media Education July/August E-Newsletter

AIME ————————- > ACTION IN MEDIA EDUCATION
ACME’s e-newsletter/July-August 2006 (#7)
Sponsored by the Action Coalition for Media Education (ACME)

REGISTER NOW for ACME’S 3rd CONTINENTAL MEDIA EDUCATION SUMMIT!
OCTOBER 6-8, 2006 in BURLINGTON, VERMONT

“Facing the Media Crisis: Media Education For Reform, Justice, and Democracy.”
Register here: http://www.acmecoalition.org

FIFTY MEDIA EDUCATION WORKSHOPS taught by experienced teachers from around the continent!
Plus TWENTY KEYNOTES AND PLENARY SPEAKERS, including:

Good Night and Good Luck star David Strathairn (playing Edward R. Murrow), Wally Bowen, Internet citizen activist and MAIN founder. Jeff Chester, Center for Digital Democracy executive director and leader in the fight to keep the Internet free and open. Lauren-Glenn Davitian, Executive Director, CCTV Center for Media and Democracy. Doug Gentile, media effects researcher and author. Josh Golin, Center for Commercial-Free Childhood. Amy Goodman, journalist and host of Pacifica Radio’s “Democracy Now.” Sut Jhally, author, speaker, filmmaker, and founder of the Media Education Foundation. Jean Kilbourne, popular speaker and author of Killing Us Softly and Can’t Buy My Love. Pepi Leistyna, author, filmmaker, and applied linguistics activist. Robert Jensen, University of Texas journalism professor and cogent critic of our corporate commercial media culture. Bob McCannon, long time popular speaker, NMMLP founding executive director, and ACME co-founder. Bill McKibben, popular speaker and author of the seminal The Age Of Missing Information. Carrie McLaren, blogger, hactivist, and ‘Stay Free!’ magazine founder. David Mindich, St. Michaels College Journalism professor and author of Tuned Out: Why Americans Under Forty Don’t Follow The News. Peter Phillips, Project Censored acclaimed founder and executive director. Harvard University public health researcher Michael Rich. Anthony Riddle, Alliance for Community Media executive director. Commercial Alert Executive Director Gary Ruskin. One of the few independent Congressmen and U.S. Senate candidate, Bernard Sanders. Indy media leader Pete Tridesh, Prometheus Radio Project. Josh Silver, a leading media reformer and Free Press executive director. John Stauber, Center for Media and Democracy co-founder and author of many popular books and videos about the stealth industry. Diane Wilson, irrepressible citizen activist and famous author of An Unreasonable Woman.

Co-Sponsored By: Champlain College, Chelsea Green Press, CCTV, Media Education Foundation, Meme-FILMS, New Mexico Media Literacy Project, TV-B-Gone, and the Vermont Guardian.

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, JULY 14TH. ONLY TWO WEEKS LEFT!
Peak Foliage and Leaf Peeping As An Added Bonus!

Please circulate globally. We rely on electronic word of mouth. And have a restful summer!
To subscribe, please visit the ACME NEWS list:
http://www.acmecoalition.org/subscribe.cfm

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