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National Allies Who Have Taken the Pledge for Digital Inclusion!

MY ORGANIZATION PLEDGES TO BE A DIGITAL INCLUSION CHAMPION. We support the Media Action Grassroots Network. As a Digital Inclusion Champion, my organization asks the FCC and Congress to create a National Broadband Plan that defines broadband as a universal service, and network neutrality rules that protect an open and non-discriminatory internet.

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We are love unlimited, and we cannot be broken

I am writing today to remind you that, despite the horrific murders of at least 50 people, with 53 injured, during a deadly mass shooting at a popular local queer club in Orlando, Florida – our love is unlimited. It was Latin Night, and many of the dead are queer Latinos, Blacks, and other people of Read more

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Dear Chairman Wheeler: If You Care About Competition, Then You Need to Block the Charter-Time Warner Cable Merger

This blog was reposted with the permission of the authors, Joe Torres and Steven Renderos and was originally published on the Freepree.org site. Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, will soon decide whether to approve or deny Charter’s proposed $90 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. We believe Read more

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Leading With Vision: Knowledge Exchange 2013

“When is the last time you have three days to think?” said Malkia. My brain was lit with ideas on the last day of the 6th annual Knowledge Exchange - hosted by the Consumers Union and Center for Media Justice in Washington DC.

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Laura Muraida: Why Electoral Politics

“This demographic shift provides a basis to transform the country, provided that we can become capable of the kind of struggle that is necessary for transformation. In order to overcome historic structures of domination and control, organized communities of color and low-wealth must become architects of policy and build a true majority capable of building and exercising power to bring about real change. This will require not only a clear and strategic analysis of structural racism, but also new forms of collaboration that can build accountable leadership…”  –Building Bridges to Empower a True Majority: The South by Southwest Experiment, 2012

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A MAG-Net Guide to the 2012 Grassroots Radio Conference

The Media Action Grassroots Network is a proud co-sponsor of the 2012 Grassroots Radio Conference!  Check out these sessions, caucuses, and events that feature MAG-Net members, partners and allies. Stay in touch during the conference!  Join the Twitter Conversation by following us @mediaaction and Tag #mediajustice #GRC2012

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We begin by listening. . .

At Center for Media Justice we use storytelling every day—in fact, it’s one of our most powerful tools—and this is especially true in our advocacy.

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Join Musician Erin Mckeown in the Fight for Media Rights & Access

Art + Culture + Media Rights & Access equals a portal for discovery and change, and for the artists working for social justice, art is as much about power as it is the craft. PledgeMusic artist and activist Erin Mckeown talks about the importance of media justice and invites you to join the fight

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Music Artist Erin McKeown is Raising Money for MAG-Net!

Musician, writer and producer Erin McKeown has just finished her latest album and is raising money to pay for manufacturing, marketing and promotion.   Being the awesome person she is, Erin has graciously decided to donate a portion of the proceeds once she hits her target to the Media Action Grassroots Network (MAG-Net).