Tag Archives: NCMR

Polly Mann> Messages Made Manifest

By Polly Mann  WAMM Newsletter   May 2013 In my article in the March/April issue of the WAMM newsletter I overlooked one category of reasons why women might join the military, and an important one at that – they may truly believe that they can help spread democracy and bring freedom to other nations. That’s because people […]

Nichols and McChesney> From Billionaires to Big Media: Democracy Up for Grabs

Dollarocracy Panel Moderator:  David Barsamian, Alternative Radio.org Full panel: Published on Apr 11, 2013  videofreepress 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 and click on the item of interest to view. WAMMToday is also on FACEBOOK! Check the WAMMToday page for […]

[Video] Exposing ALEC: How Corporate Special Interests Control State Legislatures

Change the Media, Change the world Panel description (Full panel below): Full panel: April 1, 2013   freespeechtv[ Published on Apr 1, 2013 The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is a corporate-backed organization that creates controversial bills that it pushes through state legislatures. Some of these include broad anti-immigration measures like Arizona’s SB 1070, Stand Your Ground […]

“Who will fight for what is right and won’t be sold . . .” Celebrating Our Media Moment

Grammy winner Kimya Dawson, Michael Copps, Amy Goodman, Susan Crawford, John Nichols and much more . . . Published on Apr 7, 2013 Free Speech TV Saturday night’s keynote featured some of the brightest lights in the fight for better media including fiery speeches from top advocates and activists and presentations that celebrate our achievements, outline our […]

NCMR 2013: Rainey Reitman from Electronic Frontier Foundation – YouTube

NCMR 2013: Rainey Reitman from Electronic Frontier Foundation at the NCMR – Freedom of the Press Foundation 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 and click on the item of interest to view. WAMMToday is also on FACEBOOK! Check […]

“I’m getting a little tired of how it is . . .” Craig Aaron at the National Conference for Media Reform

Craig Aaron addresses the National Conference for Media Reform Published on Apr 7, 2013 Craig Aaron, President and CEO of Free Press, addresses the 2013 National Conference for Media Reform in Denver, CO 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 […]

Media> Learning from Our Past, Looking to the Future> NCMR 2013 Opening – Video

Learning from Our Past, Looking to the Future> NCMR 2013 Opening Plenary Published on Apr 6, 2013 Get ready for speeches and performances from some of the movement’s best thinkers, artists and rabble-rousers. Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and our emcee for the afternoon, Denver’s own David Sirota, welcome us to the 2013 National Conference for […]

Digital Disconnect: Robert McChesney on “How Capitalism Is Turning the Internet Against Democracy”

Digital Disconnect: Robert McChesney on “How Capitalism Is Turning the Internet Against Democracy” — Video TRANSCRIPT  DemocracyNow.org This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: We are on the road in Denver, Colorado, at the first day of the National Conference for Media Reform, where close to 2,000 people have gathered, […]

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 […]