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, GMMP 2020
Free Press Unlimited has named Sarah Macharia, co-ordinator of WACC’s Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) as its first Gender Equality Champion for its Media4Women Campaign, which shares the stories of women “who are already working towards gender equality in the media.”
Since the first GMMP was...
In the first issue of 2021, WACC’s Media Development magazine explores various aspects of cinema’s future, “recognising that people need art, drama, literature, music, and film in order to help make sense of the world and to find meaning.”
Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, which temporarily...
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The Washington Post
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(2 February 2021) reported, “Former president Donald Trump lost the 2020 election largely due to his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a post-election autopsy completed by Trump campaign pollster Tony Fabrizio. The 27-page document shows that voters in 10 key states rated the pandemic as their top voting issue, and President Biden won higher marks on the topic.”
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Media Development 2021-1
Coming To A Screen Near You:
The Future of Cinema
Why do we need cinema? Is it simply a form of escapism from the day-to-day problems that beset us – personal, familial, financial, moral, spiritual? Articles explore different aspects of...
By Philip Lee
It’s a difficult question. Why do people need cinema? Is it merely to take us out of ourselves, to relieve ourselves temporarily of the burdens of life? Is it simply a form of escapism from the day-to-day problems that beset us – personal, familial, financial, moral, spiritual?
By Heidi Ippolito
2020 has been a year of apocalyptic revelations in the U.S., uncovering national failings and imaginative alternatives amidst turbulent times. An inadequate national response to a global pandemic, raging environmental disasters, a chaotic presidential election, and an ongoing reckoning for racial inequity and police violence.