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FMC Fast Chat features notables in news, media and business for conversations that are real, powerful and relevant. We take you inside the news so you can be in the know in 30 minutes. Hosted by Fair Media Council CEO & Executive Director Jaci Clement. This is the podcast of the Fair Media Council,

FMC Fast Chat
 Jaci Clement

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FMC Fast Chat features notables in news, media and business for conversations that are real, powerful and relevant. We take you inside the news so you can be in the know in 30 minutes. Hosted by Fair Media Council CEO & Executive Director Jaci Clement. This is the podcast of the Fair Media Council,

    Journey from TripAdvisor to Philanthropy

    Journey from TripAdvisor to Philanthropy

    In this episode, find out how one successful tech entrepreneur is starting over again, this time with a focus on philanthropy. Steve Kaufer, co-founder and the recently retired CEO of TripAdvisor, is our guest. Kaufer talks about his new venture, Give Freely, what it's like to begin a second act at the age of 60, and what he's learned along the way,
    Hosted by Jaci Clement, CEO & Executive Director of the Fair Media Council. FMC Fast Chat is the award-winning podcast of the Fair Media Council, a 501c3 nonprofit organization advocating for quality news and working to create a media-savvy society. FMC is headquartered on Long Island, N.Y.
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    • 40 min
    How Social Media is Toxic to Women & Girls

    How Social Media is Toxic to Women & Girls

    In this episode of FMC Fast Chat, delve into the issue of how social media is proving to be toxic to women, girls and nonbinary people, and the steps we need to take to remedy the situation.
    Host Jaci Clement interviews communication professor Kara Alaimo, Ph.D., author of the newly released book, 'Over the Influence: How Social Media is Toxic for Women and Girls -- And How We Can Take It Back.'
    Armed with anecdotes and case studies that illustrate how social media is negatively impacting everything from relationships and parenting to physical and mental well-being, Alaimo not only has examined the challenges but offers solutions -- and even throws in some parenting advice.
    To find out where Alaimo is speaking near you, as well as at virtual events, click on karaalaimo.com.
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    • 30 min
    Building Bridges in a Time of Media Polarization

    Building Bridges in a Time of Media Polarization

    Tired of living in a bubble? Then take a listen.
    Jaci Clement chats with global media literacy educator Belinha S. De Abreu, Ph.D. on how media creates polarization within communities and what we can do to break through the silos and build bridges. Bonus: Here's what "media literacy" means. 
    About Belinha S. De Abreu, Ph.D.
    Dr. De Abreu is the President of the International Council for Media Literacy (IC4ML).
    She has served as an International Expert to the Forum on Media & Information Literacy for UNESCO’s Communication & Information Section. Her research interests include media and information literacy education, educational technology, global perspectives, critical thinking, privacy & big data, civic discourse, young adults, and teacher training. Dr. De Abreu is the founder of the International Media Literacy Research Symposium (IMLRS), and was the recipient of the 2021 National Media Literacy Education’s Media Literacy Research Award. 
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    • 33 min
    Inside the Wave, Rockaway Queens' Source for Local News Since 1893

    Inside the Wave, Rockaway Queens' Source for Local News Since 1893

    From a stretch of sandy peninsula situated between the outer edges of New York City and Long Island, The Wave keeps the 130,000 residents of Rockaway, Queens informed. It's been the local newspaper there for 130 years. The Wave's Editor in Chief Mark Healey speaks with FMC Fast Chat Host Jaci Clement about the paper's history and how it continues to cover this close-knit community.
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    • 35 min
    Inside the Historic Keene Sentinel: Local News in America Project

    Inside the Historic Keene Sentinel: Local News in America Project

    In an area of the country that inspired Thorton Wilder's "Our Town," one New Hampshire newspaper has been chronicling the life and times of its community since 1799.
    Keene Sentinel Owner and Publisher Thomas Ewing takes us inside the historic newspaper, offering an honest look at the challenges and rewards of serving a rural community. 
    Part 5 of the Fair Media Council's Local News in America Project. Hosted by Jaci Clement, Fair Media Council CEO & Executive Director. 
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    • 29 min
    Covering the Hudson Valley Since 1785

    Covering the Hudson Valley Since 1785

    From prostitution and corruption to American flag-stealing groundhogs, welcome to Episode 4 of FMC's Local News in America Series!
    This episode offers a look inside the Hudson Register-Star, which began covering the Hudson Valley area of New York in 1785 as the Hudson Daily Star. It merged with another over time, and now continues with hyperlocal news for both sides of the river. Our guest is Mary Dempsey, a journalist for over 30 years who wears many hats as the publisher, executive editor, and general manager at Columbia Greene Media. Hosted by Jaci Clement, Fair Media Council CEO & Executive Director.
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    • 30 min

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