Catalyst Radio: Media Literacy

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-08-2016 under NEWS

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Grand Rapidians rally around cause of immigration reform

by (Vossj)

Submitted 03-05-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

There are many misconceptions about undocumented immigrants, says Cyndi Hicks, a Grand Rapidian who participates in the West Michigan Coalition for Immigration Reform.  "First of all, people aren't illegal. They can't be," she...

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Catalyst Radio: GRIID issues findings of Normalizing Male Dominance film study

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Submitted 03-01-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW A new study examining gender representation in 67 major films from the past year has just been released by Grand Rapids Institute for Information...

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Backlash against Rush Limbaugh comes to Grand Rapids

by (scott warren)

Submitted 03-05-2012 under OPINION

In response to inflammatory comments made by Rush Limbaugh about Sandra Fluke on his radio show last week, protestors nationwide are pressuring radio stations and advertisers to drop Limbaugh's show. A supporting protest is scheduled for March...

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World premiere of Lines: The Lived Experience of Race

by (lindsmcholme)

Submitted 09-30-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

“The American Dream is not for everyone,” chanted cast members at the Wednesday night dry run of Lines: The Lived Experience of Race. “This is not a country that people can pull themselves up by their bootstraps,” the cast continued. Over the past...

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GRIID Spring Classes

by (nickmanes)

Submitted 03-19-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

For the last several years, GRIID (Grand Rapids Institute For Information and Democracy) has been one of the only organizations in Grand Rapids attempting to do any kind of local media monitoring or present news from a radical perspective. They...

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GRIID Winter Classes

by (nickmanes)

Submitted 01-08-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

For the last several years, the Grand Rapids Institute for Information and Democracy (GRIID)  has been putting on classes to help spread awareness of important current issues.  Starting in late January they will be offering two classes...

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Opinion: Taking a Look at Expectations for Rapidian Content

by (drewsa9)

Submitted 09-29-2009 under OPINION

For every person shot by a gun in this city, there are hundreds who challenge their own belief system, learn something about themselves and reach a new level of awareness. For every person involved in a car accident, there are hundreds of parents,...

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