Item description for Talking the Walk: A Communications Guide for Racial Justice by Hunter Cutting john a. powell...
Talking the Walk is an incomparable resource for learning to discuss and spin issues of race and racial justice. Its purpose is to help build the capacity of progressive activists and advocates to conduct media work, reframe public debate, and interrupt media stereotypes with messaging around racial justice. This guide is a treasure for democratizing the media landscape and fighting back against our corporate media-saturated environment.
Hunter Cutting is a co-founder of We Interrupt this Message, a media strategy and training center. Makani Themba-Nixon is executive director of The Praxis Project and author of Making Policy, Making Change.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.7" Width: 7.5" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2006
Publisher AK Press
ISBN 1904859526 ISBN13 9781904859529
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An incomparable resource for anti-racist media activists! Apr 30, 2008
For media activists interested in issues of racial equality, "Talking the Walk" is an essential tool for disrupting racist media stereotypes and democratizing the news. By combining critical social analysis with communication guidelines, case studies, and sample materials, this easy-to-use resource will help you reframe public debate on crucial topics like police brutality, immigration, and environmental racism. Though challenging the right-wing corporate media's economic and political offensive against communities of color is admittedly a daunting task, the authors of this important book are optimistic that grassroots groups can successfully change public policy by becoming media watch-dogs and developing grassroots alternative media.
Grassroots PR for racial justice Mar 15, 2008
Fantastic resource for small organizations and progressive campaigns on how to use public relations to further racial justice. Useful in many advocacy areas, with concrete examples and samples. If your guerrilla activist collective needs a crash course in media strategy, this is an excellent place to start.