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Monthly Archives: April 2012

SPARK Petitioned, LEGO Listened

By Jane

Several weeks ago I talked about the impact that gendered toy commercials have on kids, and how the marketing used toward girls and boys really limits their growth and concept of gender roles. It’s exciting to see some recent action …

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From Snow White to Pretty Woman: What we Learn from Fairytales and Romantic Comedies

By Jane

WAM!mer Chloe Angyal brought the fairytale discussion back to the table in her piece in The Sydney Morning Herald last week about the connection between fairytales and romantic comedies. What sparked this conversation is the release of the movie Mirror …

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Recap of WAM! Van UPRISING Conference

By Jarrah Hodge

Thanks for making our second annual conference a success! On March 31, 2012, 100 media makers and activists gathered at Vancouver’s Center for Peace to discuss how media makers and activists can work together to improve coverage of social movements. …

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Let's Talk About the "Mommy Wars"

By alexa

Election season is in full-swing. In the days since also-ran Rick Santorum dropped out of the running to be the Republican nominee, the fighting words between the Romney camp and the “liberal media elite” and the “left” in general have …

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SPARK Petitioned, LEGO Listened

By Jane

Several weeks ago I talked about the impact that gendered toy commercials have on kids, and how the marketing used toward girls and boys really limits their growth and concept of gender roles. It’s exciting to see some recent action …

Read the full article

From Snow White to Pretty Woman: What we Learn from Fairytales and Romantic Comedies

By Jane

WAM!mer Chloe Angyal brought the fairytale discussion back to the table in her piece in The Sydney Morning Herald last week about the connection between fairytales and romantic comedies. What sparked this conversation is the release of the movie Mirror …

Read the full article

Recap of WAM! Van UPRISING Conference

By Jarrah Hodge

Thanks for making our second annual conference a success! On March 31, 2012, 100 media makers and activists gathered at Vancouver’s Center for Peace to discuss how media makers and activists can work together to improve coverage of social movements. …

Read the full article

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