Tag Archives: Media Advocacy

Malkia A. Cyril | The Antidote to Authoritarianism

The slave passes, branding, and lantern laws of then have become the cellphone trackers, facial recognition software, and body-worn police cameras of now.

▶ Creating a New Media Paradigm After Citizens United

 Published on Mar 30, 2014 TRNN Hosts a discussion on the film ‘Shadows of Liberty’    The News Media: Censorship, Coverups and Corporate Control – Panel moderated by Paul Jay featuring film director JP Tremblay and journalists Kristina Borjesson and Glen Ford. watch full episode http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?o…  TheRealNews Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the […]

“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 […]

Josh Stearns> Media Making as Participatory Democracy: Port Huron to OWS

 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 […]

Fox News’ Long History of Race-Baiting

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

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 […]

Censored . . . or why TV news is becoming irrelevant

Interviews at Peavey Plaza in Minneapolis of Twin City citizens who talk about the state of the media and how they get their news.

How Fox News Outfoxes Americans

Reader Supported News | 14 May 11 PM It’s Live on the HomePage Now: Reader Supported News

WikiLeaks: What it all means. Glen Greenwald, Amy Goodman, with others

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

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 […]

Lawrence Lessig at NCMR 11

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. […]

Media focus on tiny Tea Party rally, ignore antiwar march

Stop Blacking Out Progressive Protests Media focus on tiny Tea Party rally, ignore antiwar march Reported by FAIR:  Fairness and Accuracy in Media     Fair.org A sparsely attended Tea Party rally in Washington, D.C., on March 31 in support of federal spending cuts received generous media attention. One report (Slate, 3/31/11) suggested there was “at […]

Change the Media, Change the World, Keynotes by Michael Copps, Amy Goodman, Bob McChesney, Mike Doyle, and others. plus some great music and stand-up humor by Elon James White

Michael Kopps:  Whatever your first issue is, your second needs to be the media . . . Josh Silver:  “We must be compassionate as we change hearts and minds . . .” Click on the link below and scroll down a bit to see and hear the keynotes.  After you get through the introductory music […]

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 […]

Internet providers are new secret police, says report – CSO Online – Security and Risk

By Jennifer Baker January 26, 2011 — IDG News Service — More and more European Union member states are delegating online policing to private companies and Internet service providers, according to a report released Wednesday. Where law enforcement agencies would traditionally have tackled the problem of illegal online content, more powers are being given to […]