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Join A CONVERSATION

With

 Lisa Napoli, author, journalist

On Monday Sept 19 at 6 PM

Join us for a conversation about the importance of journalism in voter decision-making, sponsored by The League of Women Voters of Central Berkshire County.

Journalist and author, Lisa Napoli will lead the conversation. Formerly a writer with NPR and CNN, Napoli will be calling in from NY where she is now enrolled at CUNY in the Memoir & Biography Masters program.

“The Changing Tide of News: Effects on Our Democracy”

Clear, inclusive and truthful media coverage is crucial to voter decision-making. Lisa Napoli’s book examines the roles of the four “Founding Mothers” of National Public Radio. These women were the first in the early 70’s to offer women’s perspective and voice to journalism, not only in content, but also in approach. This quartet of radio and television news broke barriers covering “The Hill”, the Supreme Court, and anchoring public affairs broadcasting both on their own and alongside the men who had previously dominated the media. Each one grew to be leaders in the field.

Napoli was a guest of the  2021 Summer Lecture series at the Mount presenting her book, “susan, linda, nina and cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR” (2021). This summer she offered a workshop on the art of Writing Memoir.

Join us. We will have questions ready. Feel welcome to send in your own to the email below.

Here is the link to our conversation.

(It is not necessary to preregister, but we would appreciation knowing you will be signing on).

Email: lwvcentralberkshires@gmail.com

Help Support our Chapter

The League of Women Voters of Central Berkshire County was established  in the fall of 2020, as COVID took over.   You may not be aware that 100% of your dues are paid to the State and National League in order to support their work.

As we begin to plan the year’s activities, and continue to distribute voter information, as well as work with the  town clerks and Berkshire County Public Schools,  we are asking you to support our work with a small donation to help defray the costs of our work.  Please go to our website and click Donate if you would like to support our work.  Alternatively, you may send a check to the address below.

Sincerely yours,
 
Ramelle and the Board of LWV CBC
ramelle1@mac.com

Board of Directors

Amy Cooper, Stockbridge
Betty Farbman, Treasurer,  Egremont,
Lucy Kennedy, Lenox

Susan Morris, Secretary, Stockbridge
Ramelle Pulitzer, President, Stockbridge
 

Mailing Address:
17 Main Street #12
Lee, Massachusetts 01238

Website:
www.lwvcentralberkshires.org

Email:
berkshirelwv@gmail.com

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