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▶ Paul Jay: Break the Monopoly on Local TV News

 TRNN Senior Editor Paul Jay says we have to create local TV news that engages millions of people in finding solutions to the critical problems of our time This well-taken point about local media and worth watching. The statistics he cites re how people get their news reinforce the need for net neutrality, as the More

Progressive Media Outlets Pledge Coverage of May Day Protests | Care2 Causes

Progressive Media Outlets Pledge Coverage of May Day Protests by Beth Buczynski     April 28, 2012    care2.com May Day, otherwise known as International and Immigrant Workers’ Day, marks the first major resurgence of the Occupy Wall Street movement since massive arrests and police brutality drove most occupations indoors over the winter. Although OWS has More

Anonymous- Mainstream Media Corruption Exposed

Anonymous- Mainstream Media Corruption Exposed [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBF6f3_dRLw&w=420&h=315] For the year of 2011, the four owners of CNN, FOX, and NBC have spent $44,246,979 dollars on lobbying… Join Us!  Subscribe to WAMMToday from our blog website and “Follow” us.  riseuptimes.wordpress.com.    WAMMToday is now on Facebook!   Check the WAMMToday page for posts from this blog and More

Tearing Off the Masks of Those Who Hide behind Women’s Skirts: Malalai Joya

Tearing Off the Maks of Those Who Hide behind Women's Skirts: Malalai Joya by Mary Beaudoin From the May issue of the WAMM Newsletter.  Used with permission. From the sky, Occupation forces are bombing, killing civilians—mostly women and children. On the ground, Taliban and warlords together continue their fascism. If the U.S. and NATO left my More

Lawrence Lessig at NCMR 11

From Thoreau to Keds, what you can do.   rootstriker.org [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtqTJVyuAmI] 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 More

Change the Media, Change the World: The National Conference on Media Reform

Change the Media, Change the World:  The National Conference on Media Reform Impressions and Comments by Sue Ann Martinson What happens when 2500 media mavens who are organizers, techies, professors, students, high school teachers, activists, citizen journalists, and media advocates of all stripes get together?  That’s what happened the weekend of April 8-10, 2011 in More

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