Tag Archives: media justice

Nygaard Notes> Media in an Unjust World, Parts I & II

This Week: Media in an Unjust World  Number 517 November 19, 2012  “Quote” of the Week: “Sweeping Cuts in Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security”  Bonus “Quote” of the Week: “The New Normal for Our Youth.”  The Voter Empowerment Act: Now in the Senate  Nygaard Notes Methodology  Media and the Just World Theory  Blaming the Victims  Dehumanizing […]

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 […]

WAMM: An apology to the indigenous people of the United States and the people enslaved by the United States

An apology to the indigenous people of the United States and the people enslaved by the United States  WAMM acknowledges the enormous wrong done by the United States to: 1) the Indigenous people of this country whose land and lives were taken from them by the Europeans who “discovered” it and 2) the African people […]

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 […]

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 […]