International Media Support, based in Denmark, works to strengthen the free press in countries where that is challenged and there are risks of violence. In this June 30, 2021 webinar, titled “Feminist Media – Global Backlash, Local Resistance,” participants discussed experiences, opportunities, risks and goals for intersectional feminist media. The event also launched IMS’s new online Reader on Gender and Sexuality, featuring mulitmedia stories from around the world. [Link here: https://www.mediasupport.org/navigating-a-changing-world/ ]
Host(s): Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Host Laura Gil (pronounced Hil) is a Colombian journalist with a background in foreign affairs and peacebuilding and is a Program Advisor at IMS. Malin Palm, a Swede based in Denmark, worked on the Gender and Sexuality Reader as an Institutional Gender Advisor for IMS. Paul Amar directs the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies at University of California Santa Barbara. Diana Moukalled co-founded Daraj Media, based in Lebanon. Fabiola Calvo Ocampo is coordinator of the Colombian Network of Journalists with a Gender Vision.
Credits: Full event recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7yA_FGakRM
Excerpted for WINGS by Frieda Werden.
IMS’s website which includes the Gender Reader: mediasupport.org