Media and Democracy with Laura Flanders – Café Society DIY Launch Program

September 21, 2007

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Café Society Do-It-Yourself Toolkit celebrated its launch with special guest Laura Flanders of GRITtv.

Laura Flanders, a bestselling author and broadcaster, is also founding director of the Women's Desk at the media watch group, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting.  Flanders will discuss the changing political landscape and the role of media in fostering democracy with Barbara Ransby, Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies, African-American Studies, and History, and Director of the Gender and Women Studies Program at University of Illinois at Chicago.

This event was co-sponsored by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and The Public Square.

Recorded Friday, September 21, 2007 at Chicago Cultural Center