Tracy Van Slyke

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Template:TOCnestleft Tracy Van Slyke is currently the program director of the Media Consortium and is the former publisher of In These Times. She lives in Chicago.


Tracy Van Slyke was an identified member of JournoList - an email group of approximately 400 "progressive" and socialist journalists, academics and "new media" activists.

JournoList members reportedly coordinated their messages in favor of Barack Obama and the Democrats, and against Sarah Palin and the Republican Party. JournoList was founded in 2007 and was closed down in early 2010.[1]

Build the Echo

Tracy Van Slyke and Jessica Clark are co-authors of the progressive media blog Build the Echo[2].

Take Back America America - "progressive plan for victory"

On March 17, 2008, at the Take Back America conference in Washington D.C. Eric Boehlert, Michael Calderone, Mark Green, Michael Hirsh, Cenk Uygur and Tracy Van Slyke spoke in a session entitled "Angles of Vision: Big Media People's Media".[3]

Take Back the American Dream Conference 2011

Tracy Van Slyke was one of the 158 speakers who addressed the Take Back the American Dream Conference 2011 . The Conference was hosted by the Institute for Policy Studies, and Democratic Socialists of America dominated Campaign for America's Future, [4]

"The 99% Spring"

Individuals and organizations supporting The 99% Spring, as of April 20, 2012, included Tracy Van Slyke & Ilana Berger - New Bottom Line .[5]