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Media Manipulation and Disinformation Online

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve probably noticed that far-right groups have strategically used the media, including social media, to spread their hate and lies. From “fake news” to racist memes, these groups have deployed their tactics to great effect. It’s critical that communities of color and organizers learn more about who is Read more

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We went to DC to fight surveillance against immigrants. Here’s what happened.

Center for Media Justice and MAG-Net members met in Washington, DC to fight surveillance against immigrants head on! Check out our recap below to learn about everything we accomplished on our trip: Meeting with Lawmakers on Capitol Hill We had an amazing team of 13 delegates, including 6 MAG-Net members, meet with lawmakers to defend Read more

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Two MAG-Net Members Awarded 2017 Soros Justice Fellowships

Center for Media Justice and the Media Action Grassroots Network (MAG-Net) are proud to announce that not one, but two MAG-Net members are being awarded prestigious 2017 Soros Justice Fellowships! Soros Justice Fellowships fund outstanding individuals to undertake projects that advance reform, spur debate, and catalyze change on a range of issues facing the U.S. Read more

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People of Color Need the Open Internet: Racial Justice Coalition Urges the FCC to Preserve Net Neutrality Under Title II

As millions from all walks of life take part in Net Neutrality proceeding, the agency fails to comply with FOIA requests for 47,000 consumer complaints about ISPs. On Wednesday, Voices for Internet Freedom, a coalition of organizations including Center for Media Justice, advocating for the digital rights of communities of color, filed comments calling on the Read more

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Here’s what we accomplished on the Net Neutrality Day of Action

It’s official. We took over the Internet! We’re amazed at the incredible actions taken across the country on the Net Neutrality Day of Action, this past Wednesday, July 12!  CMJ, MAG-Net, and our partners pushed record-breaking numbers of people to submit comments to the FCC and Congress in defense of Title II Net Neutrality protections. Read more

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Facebook’s Hate Speech Algorithms Support Racial Bias, Say Digital Rights Advocates

Contact: Libeth Morales, [email protected] Malkia Cyril, executive director and co-founder of the Center for Media Justice has issued the following response to the article published June 28, 2017 by ProPublica on the algorithms that Facebook’s censors use to differentiate between hate speech and legitimate political expression: “The Center for Media Justice has long worked with groups like Black Read more

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5 Ways MAG-Net Was Presente at AMC

Just last week, members of the Media Action Grassroots Network (MAG-Net) gathered at the Allied Media Conference in Detroit, MI! We showed up big and are returning with new energy, connections, and plans to resist. Check out our recap below on 5 ways MAG-Net was presente at AMC: 1. Sharing and Holding Space at the Read more

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MAG-Net is heading to AMC. Join us from near or far!

The Media Action Grassroots Network (MAG-Net) is holding its annual Membership Assembly at the Allied Media Conference in Detroit, MI on June 15, 2017! Our Membership Assembly is the largest convening we hold. This year, nearly 60 members hope to strategize together and strengthen our movement for digital and media rights currently under threat. In Read more