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Camden Conference Community Event
October 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
“How Global Media are Fixing the Representation of Women in the News” with Marie Tessier
Marie Tessier is a women’s engagement evangelist moderating comment to the Opinion pages of NYTimes and contributing to the TakingNote blog. Her ambition is to bring women to equal participation in news comments by the 2020 centennial of the 19th Amendment.
Tessier works at the intersection of democracy, news and interactive media as moderator of reader comment to the Opinion pages of NYTimes.com, where she is an authority on including women’s voices. She is writing a book for MIT Press, “Suffragist: Women, the Web and the Future of Democracy,” 2019. She was a women’s engagement strategist with the Coral Project, a collaborative software development project of the New York Times, the Washington Post, and Knight-Mozilla OpenNewshttp://nytimes.com/ that is now owned and operated by Vox Media.
This presentation is hosted by the Belfast Free Library and offered as a free community event in in anticipation of the 33rd Annual Camden Conference – “The Media Revolution: Changing the World”, February 21, 22, 23, 2020.
The mission of the Camden Conference is to foster informed discourse on world issues. For more information, please visit www.camdenconference.org or call 207-236-1034.