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Raising UP the Issue of Women's Status

Susan Baumel, who heads Washington-based Voyage Productions, is re-releasing half-hour documentary Raising UP: Women of India.

Baumel is looking to make Raising UP a series of investigations on the social and economic status of women worldwide. Women of India first aired on WETA Washington last year and has since aired on a number of major-market noncoms, covering 17% of the system, according to Baumel.

She is looking to tie the re-airing of the show to International Women's Day (March 8), and, hopefully, to secure funding to continue the series.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.