Tag Archives: Other Media

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 […]

Malalai Joya, the full text of her talk April 1, 2011

The “bravest woman in Afghanistan,”  Malalai Joya St. Joan of Arc Church, Minneapolis on April 1, 2011. Sponsored by Women Against Military Madness Full text of the talk by Malalai Joya.   Transcription by Mary Beaudoin This transcription is literal.  You will find that the language is therefore not smooth English, but nonetheless understandable.  Special thanks […]

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 […]

That is the harsh reality obscured by the media’s focus on celebrity gossip, sports rivalries and lotteries . . .

The mainstream media’s role in creating illusions of power for average Americans.  Excerpted from an article by Robert Sheer on Reader Supported News.  www.readersupportednews.org Robert Scheer | The Peasants Need Pitchforks The delusion of a classless America in which opportunity is equally distributed is the most effective deception perpetrated by the moneyed elite that controls […]