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LOS ANGELES, CA, February 12, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Whomever thought Internet social networking was relegated to blog posts about your Doberman's newest trick, one's political leanings----or latest bikini photos--has not seen seen the future. Well, not entirely, anyway. "THE BODY POLITIC," www.blogtalkradio.com/Thebodypolitic is a provocative new talk-show slated to debut on Blog Talk Radio on February 13, 2009 at 3:00 PM PST to 4:00 PM PST. Blog Talk Radio is broadcast worldwide on the web, and has distributed tens of thousands of radio shows since its inception in 2006.
"The Body Politic" is hosted and facilitated by award-winning, investigative journalist, and public relations expert, Suzanne Marcus-Fletcher www.suzannemarcusfletcher.com. The show was created to address investigative arenas Fletcher has covered for nearly a decade, including the vast underworld of child exploitation, domestic violence, and gender issues worldwide. The first episode features noted author, Tracy Moore, whose book "Midnight Blue" (co-written by Keith Hinton) details her extraordinary journey into the cavernous underworld of teenage runaways lost to the gritty realm of child exploitation---after being victimized by a sexual predator. Moore has triumphant moments to share as well as real-world wisdom and insights to offer. We want to hear YOUR STORY. Fletcher and Moore will take your questions and calls on 2/13/09 at 3:00 PM PST at (646) 595-2146. Please depress number one on your handset to indicate to the host you have a question.
To participate in on-line chat questions, please sign up as a listener on Blog Talk Radio at www.blogtalkradio.com and go to www.blogtalkradio.com/Thebodypolitic then press "Click to Listen." The first show will focus specifically on the epidemic of teenage runaways---and the direct link to child prostitution. This segment is considered Mature subject matter, and is a forum for women and men from the age of 18 and up.
"The Body Politic" will feature some of the world's foremost leaders and pioneers to explore the politics of gender relations globally, including the status of feminine power in developing countries, such as Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, and African regions, such as the Sudan. Broadcasts will also focus on issues relating to domestic violence, human trafficking, child slavery, child pornography, child labor, and profile the world's leading experts, activists, and voices in the political, social, human rights, and artistic arenas.
Suzanne Marcus-Fletcher is an internationally recognized journalist, non-fiction writer, and public relations "guru" who has earned a stellar reputation for solid, in depth reporting, and award-winning, advocacy journalism. Her investigative print stories cover a gamut of issues, from the rising epidemics of juvenile prostitution and domestic violence----the biggest cause of injury and death to women worldwide, to gender politics internationally. Her coverage of major Los Angeles based protests staged by defenders of Native American and Columbian tribes, and her related photo journalism, continues to be shown in venues worldwide. While Fletcher's journalistic work focus' largely on women's issues in the U.S. and developing countries, her non-fiction pieces run the gamut from human cloning, to medical pioneers, as well as having devoted numerous articles on children at risk. Her work on documenting the often immense journeys by children battling severe, and fatal illnesses, has been acclaimed by news organizations internationally.
To be a guest on "The Body Politic" please email your query, resume, or area of expertise to: Suzanne Marcus-Fletcher, Ravenridge@socal.rr.com. Please put "Body Politic" in the subject headline.
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