Authenticity and Media in 2018

Recording: Authenticity and Media in 2018, Mar 10, 2018


Lena Dunham

What does it mean to be “authentic” media in 2018? When it comes to a female audience, what do they value and connect to? Additionally, with women having such high bullshit meters how do we check ourselves and make sure what we’re creating is deeply honest and resonates with all women?

Lena Dunham is an actor, writer, director, producer, and philanthropist. She starred in and served as executive producer, writer, and director for HBO’s hit series Girls, which wrapped after six critically acclaimed seasons last spring. She has been nominated for eight Emmy Awards and has won two Golden Globes, including Best Actress for her work on Girls. Samantha Barry is the editor-in-chief of Glamour. Barry oversees all content development, production and consumer experiences for Glamour’s digital, social, video and print platforms.

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner