Tag Archives: Media Advocacy
“Sunshine is the best antidote to tyranny”> Independent Journalism on War, Conflict and Human Rights – NCMR 2013
Jeff Cohen, Amy Goodman, Norman Solomon, Marjorie Cohn, & Sonali Kolhatkar on war, journalism, civil rights, drones, human rights, citizen journalism, Bradley Manning and much much more. videofreepress Published on Apr 11, 2013 Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND ACTION ALERTS click on the tab at the top of the page […]
OCCUPY WALL STREET Media Making as Participatory Democracy: Port Huron to OWS One of the most important characteristics of the Occupy movement is the expanding universe of media makers –citizen journalists, livestreamers, artists and others. AlterNet / By Josh Stearns May 10, 2012 | Photo Credit: OakFoSho “If we appear to seek the unattainable, it has been said, then […]
UPDATED: Fox News’ Long History Of Race-Baiting June 13, 2011 5:52 pm ET — Media Matters for America Howard Dean and Joan Walsh recently called out Fox News, criticizing what they called its “racist” handling of the deceptively edited Shirley Sherrod video clip. Indeed, Fox News and its personalities have a long history of aggressive race-baiting […]
5 WikiLeaks Hits of 2011 That Are Turning the World on Its Head — And That the Media Are Ignoring June 7, 2011 | By Rania Khalek AlterNet.org Is 2011 capable of exceeding 2010′s revelations? And what discoveries in 2011 has WikiLeaks unearthed thus far? Between Collateral Murder, the Iraq War Logs, the Afghan War Diary, and Cablegate, it appeared as […]
Interviews at Peavey Plaza in Minneapolis of Twin City citizens who talk about the state of the media and how they get their news.
Reader Supported News | 14 May 11 PM It’s Live on the HomePage Now: Reader Supported News
NCMR: WikiLeaks, Journalism, and Modern Day Muckraking Panel Presenters: Emily Bell, Amy Goodman, Glenn Greenwald, Greg Mitchell, Micah Sifry, Christopher Warren Video of some and audio of all National Conference on Media Reform workshops and plenaries are available at freepress.net/conference. They are a wellspring of commentary, information and insights, not just about the media, but […]
After approving NBC buyout, FCC Commish becomes Comcast lobbyist By Nate Anderson Posted on ars technica under tech policy Attwell Baker Meredith Attwell Baker, one of the two Republican Commissioners at the Federal Communications Commission, plans to step down—and right into a top lobbying job at Comcast-NBC. The news, reported this afternoon by the Wall […]
From Thoreau to Keds, what you can do. rootstriker.org via YouTube – Lawrence Lessig at NCMR 11. Just a little of his background: Lawrence Lessig is the director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics at Harvard University and a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. My notes: he has lots […]
Malkia Cyril, Center for Media Justice, on corporate power vs. the people–we need a new kind of merger . . .
I need you, I need you, I need freedom . . . We sit at the door of an incredible opportunity . . . Executive Director of the Center for Media Justice Malkia Cyril spoke at the National Conference for Media Reform in Boston on April 8, 2011. The conference was presented by Free Press. […]