Monthly Archives: August 2018

GBO NEWS: Stria’s Susan Donley & Her Purple Pen; Ageism in Health, Media, Movies & Bankruptcy; Journalists Fellowship Program Wrongly Hit; Legacy Film Festival

Posted: August 9, 2018 at 4:35 pm


E-News of the Journalists Network on Generations – Celebrating 25 Years.
August 10, 2018 — Volume 18, Number 9

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In This Issue:

1. GEN-BEAT PROFILE: STRIA’S SUSAN DONLEY: Past PBS Next Avenue Publisher Launches Online Media Start-Up for Market ‘Influencers’ in Aging.

2. AGEISM IN HEALTH CARE & MEDIA: *** “When My Mother Wanted to Die,” by Margaret Morganroth Gullette, Tikkun Magazine; *** “The Migrating, Evolving Age Beat: From Offset to Online,” by Jay Newton-Small, and *** “The Impacts of On-Screen Portrayals of Aging: A Detriment to Older Audiences’ Health?” by Katherine Pieper and Stacy L. Smith, both in the July-August issue of Aging Today; *** “‘Too Little Too Late’: Bankruptcy Booms Among Older Americans,” by Tara Siegel Bernard, New York Times.

3. JOURNALISM FELLOWSHIPS WRONGLY CRITICIZED: Journalists in Aging Fellows Program falsely hit as mere “PR” project; program directors never interviewed.

4. LEGACY FILM FESTIVAL: *** The 8th Legacy Film Festival on Aging set for San Francisco, Sept. 14-16.