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Women’s Media Center Live with Robin Morgan: Transcript for Episode 1, 2012-08-26

| August 28, 2012

Robin introduces the show, and speaks with Emma Axelrod, a teen activist from New Jersey who was one of three girls to successfully petition for the first female presidential debate moderator in twenty years; Melanie Campbell, president of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, on the topic of voter suppression; and activist and author Gloria Steinem on everything from Gloria's latest book project, to gun control, to the underrepresentation of women as authors of newspaper coverage of the presidential campaign, to capital punishment through the lens of gender. More »

Congratulations To The Women’s Media Center’s Progressive Women’s Voices Class of 2012

| August 24, 2012

Congratulations to our Progressive Girls' Voices class of 2012! Progressive Women’s Voices is the premier media and leadership training program for women in the country. More »

Feminists Pioneer ‘Conversation’ Radio

Feminists Pioneer ‘Conversation’ Radio

| August 22, 2012

With a new radio show, "Women's Media Center Live," about to launch, the author, executive editor of Raw Story, talks to radio hosts who are changing the sound and scope of talk radio. More »

First Woman to Moderate Presidential Debate in 20 years

| August 13, 2012

The moderators of the 2012 presidential and vice presidential debates were announced by the Commission on Presidential Debates today, and Candy Crowley, host of CNN's "State of the Union," will host the second debate on October 16 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, Long Island. More »

Congratulations To the WMC Progressive Girls’ Voices Class of 2012!

| July 18, 2012

Progressive Girl’s Voices (PGV) is the premier media and leadership-training program for girls in the country. Representing a range of expertise and diversity across race, class, geography, and generation, participants receive advanced, comprehensive training and tools to position themselves as media spokespeople in their fields, thereby changing the conversation on issues that fill the headlines. More »

Women’s Media Center Partner SPARK Summit Urges Teen Vogue to #KeepItReal

Women’s Media Center Partner SPARK Summit Urges Teen Vogue to #KeepItReal

| July 12, 2012

Netroots Nation’s “Year of the Woman”

Netroots Nation’s “Year of the Woman”

| June 13, 2012

With extraordinary panels, speeches, and social events targeted at women, it felt like "the year of the woman" at last week's seventh annual Netroots Nation progressive bloggers' conference in Providence, Rhode Island. The Women's Media Center was right there in the mix. More »

WMC Women Under Siege Project Director on BBC World Service To Discuss UK Anti-Conflict-Rape Effort

| May 29, 2012

Lauren Wolfe, director of Women's Media Center's Women Under Siege project, speaks to BBC World Service on the UK's new initiative against sexual violence in conflict. More »

WMC Presents Wireless Activism Panel at the 2012 CTIA Wireless Conference

| May 17, 2012

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WMC Congratulates Businesswoman and Philanthropist Bonnie Schaefer

| May 15, 2012

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