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The Media and Democracy

September 8, 2004
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Sweet House
254 E. Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

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Organized by:
Jeff Seaver
Phone: (616) 892-9300
Email: jeff@cfimichigan.org


“The Media & Democracy.” was presented ably by Jeff Smith, Jeff (jsmith@grcmc.org) is the director of the GR Institute for Information Democracy (GRIID), where he and his staff evaluate and deconstruct news stories and where media literacy is taught to educators, parents, students and community groups. Jeff has co-edited independent newspapers, produced a weekly news show on GRTV and several short documentaries on human rights issues in Central America and Mexico, including one he showed to our group a few years back.

About Jeff Smith Jeff Smith

Director of Grand Rapids Institute for Information Democracy

GRIID ( www.griid.org ) is an affiliate, along with WYCE (radio station; 88.1FM), GRTV (that shows our video releases of our meetings; www.grtv.org ) and GrandNet, ( www.grandnet.org, that provides IT solutions for non-profit organizations), of the Community Media Center.