Center for Media Justice Applauds Senate for Rejecting Attempts to Repeal FCC Net Neutrality Rules

On Thursday, the Senate voted to reject a Senate resolution (S.J. Res. 6) that would’ve repealed the Federal Communications Commission’s rules for net neutrality. The resolution would’ve given corporations like AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon unfettered power and control over the Internet.

CMJ Applauds President Obama’s Vow to Protect Internet Freedom

The Center for Media Justice applauds President Obama for declaring his intention to safeguard rules set by the Federal Communications Commission to keep our Internet fair and open. Yesterday, the President went on record, stating his intention to veto a Senate resolution (S.J. Res. 6) that, if passed, would repeal the Federal Communications Commission’s rules for net neutrality.

Graphic: Where’s Community Radio in the NW?

Check out this map of Pacific Northwest community radio stations!

Fixing Radio: A Community Summit Report

There’s a lot of work to be done to make sure radio serves the people. Want to learn more? Check out this report from the Fixing Radio Summit.

Fair Game: Niche Strategies from the Praxis Project

For strategic communications purposes, there is no such thing as a general audience. Yet, advocates routinely engage in scattershot efforts to “talk” racial justice without identifying specific audiences and their connections to our issues. Here are suggestions for key niche communications that can help us be more strategic in our efforts to build public support [...]

News for All the People

Juan Gonzalez and Joe Torres’ bestseller News for All the People takes the reader on a sweeping yet thorough journey through the history of the American media. They show that race has not been a marginal issue to the American press, but instead has been a main theme. . .

MAG-Net Updates

MAG-Net Updates

Photos from Occupy Oakland

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Oakland in solidarity with the 99 percenters demonstrating all over the world.  Here’s a slideshow of some photos taken over the last week.

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