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2011-07-13 12:10:00

Join Girl Scouts of the USA to Support Media Literacy and Positive Images of Women WASHINGTON, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Sen.

2011-04-27 07:00:00

New "Healthy MEdia" Commission to Promote Positive Images of Women and Girls WASHINGTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Geena Davis, Academy Award-winning Actor and Founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, and Deborah Taylor Tate, former FCC Commissioner, today joined together to launch Healthy MEdia: Commission for Positive Images of Women and Girls.

2010-10-12 08:30:00

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and the Television Academy Foundation have partnered to create the first-ever Focus on Diversity and Gender Equality in Children's Media Award.

2009-09-16 11:53:00

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Accomplished film, television and Broadway actress and philanthropist Ashley Judd will be honored November 10 as the recipient of the fourth annual USA TODAY Hollywood Hero Award being presented by USA TODAY President and Publisher David Hunke.

2008-06-22 12:00:21

By Dennis Lythgoe Deseret News UNDISCOVERED, by Debra Winger, Simon and Schuster, 187 pages, $23 Debra Winger catapulted to fame as a Hollywood actress at the age of 24. She portrayed John Travolta's wife in "Urban Cowboy" and hit it big.

2006-07-06 18:44:23

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The prime-time Emmy Awards, the U.S. television industry's equivalent of the Oscars, are starting to look less like one big rerun.


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