Mason to Cosponsor Women in Media Discussion

Posted: February 22, 2007 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason communication professors Janette Kenner Muir and Cindy Lont will join ABC 7 news anchor Maureen Bunyan, WUSA 9 reporter Peggy Fox and Equal Footing Foundation President Colleen Hahn to discuss “Women in Media” on Sunday, March 25, from 2 to 4 p.m.

The presentation, which will be held in the Board Auditorium of the Fairfax County Government Center, is free and open to the public. Other event sponsors are the Fairfax County Commission for Women and the Fairfax County Office for Women.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Strides women have made

  • The history of women in media

  • Challenges women face in advancing in media

  • How the Internet is changing media and journalism

The Fairfax Government Center is located at 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, Va. Because of limited seating, registration is requested. For registration, information and directions, call 703-324-5730; TTY 703-324-5706 or visit the web site.

Refreshments will be provided.

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