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Journalism and Gender
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JOURNALISM & GENDER
ASSIGNMENT 3 - PEACE
IPPY won't give her real name because of the outstanding arrest warrants and besides, why
should she trust a journalist after being "done over" by the press at Greenham Common women's
She finally agrees to be interviewed and quoted in her own words after conceding that some
good may come from the exercise. Years after she and her sisters were dismissed in the media as
dykes in dungarees or woolly-minded liberals who should have been at home looking after the
children, she's still wary of how she will be portrayed.
"I first visited the camp in 1984 and I was involved until the bitter end," she says. "I grew up in
the 70s and 80s and I was aware of nuclear weapons being such an important issue. Sitting at
home watching TV, I saw all these crazy women and thought, 'I want to do that'. It seemed to be
interesting and different. I was a teenager when I first got involved and it
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