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American Media & The Green Movement

Modern media shapes nearly everything in our culture. The TV set, the daily newspaper, the internet and radio stations have become the central meeting point for curious minds. It is not hard to understand why the messages that the media puts out into society can have a tremendous impact on everything that society does.

Modern media can be a powerful tool for focusing people’s attention on their role in the green movement. Your voice wields more influence than you might expect.

There is a wonderful event about modern media and its role in promoting the green movement. Read below for more details on the discussion panel leaders.

Actress, author and green activist Annabelle Gurwitch [www.annabellegurwitch.com], host of “Wa$ted” on Planet Green, moderates a robust discussion about the media’s role in the green movement. The panel of experts includes Elizabeth Royte [www.bottlemania.net] (author of Bottlemania and Garbageland), Graham Hill [www.treehugger.com] (founder of Treehugger.com and co-author of Ready Set Green ), Lynne Kirby (Senior VP, Original Programming & Development, Sundance Channel ) , Andrew C. Revkin (Chief Environment Reporter for the NY Times) and Ira Flatow [www.npr.org]] (host of Science Friday on NPR).

Date & Time: Thu, Nov 13, 2008, 7:00pm
Location: 92YTribeca, 200 Hudson Street
Venue: 92YTribeca Lecture Hall