This week, Cher and James sit down with Deanna Mingo of Divyn Media and Chakka Reeves of Highwater to discuss social media, digital marketing, and writing online as women of color. In Open Mic, they debate on pandering in marketing, ownership over content platforms, and self-promotion. Lastly in Open Call, Cher hits the books, James and Deanna discuss TV, and Chakka is inspired by an art gallery in Chicago.
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References made during our conversation:
Open Mic, a series of mini-debates:
Cher vs. Deanna and Chakka: Marketing vs. Pandering
James vs. Deanna and Chakka: Shared spaces vs. own space for producing online media
Open Ended vs. Deanna and Chakka: Self-promotion, yes or no
Open Call, what we are feeling this week:
Deanna: The Fosters, a TV show on ABC Family)
Chakka: Woman Made Gallery in Chicago
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