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Imagining a Healthy Digital Future

Guest Blog by Kris Rios, AmeriCorps CTC VISTA Program Associate for the Digital Expansion Initiative People’s Production House I like records. I prefer the old dusty kind, usually from the 60's and 70's, that play soul, funk, or jazz music. For me it's more than a cool way to listen to music. It's about how collecting and sharing music on vinyl records creates community and how those communities share experiences and knowledge through the music.

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Welcome to the MAG-Net Blog!

By Amalia Deloney In the last three years, the Media Action Grassroots Network (MAG-Net) has grown to become one of the leading grassroots media policy advocacy networks.  Today, we have more than 100 organizational members. Our members are grassroots social justice, media activist, and production organizations working together for social change through the critical use and transformation of media.  Together, we are developing advocacy strategies to improve media conditions and secure communication rights for communities of color and the poor.

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MAG-Net Launches Brand New Website for Regional Media Justice Organizers!

On Monday February 15th, in conjunction with our National Day of Action for universal broadband and open Internet protections, the Media Action Grassroots Network will launch an upgraded website intended to a) provide grassroots organizers with media policy information and analysis from the field, b) highlight and amplify regional media justice organizing and leaders, and c) connect media justice leaders to resources, organizing tools, and to each other!

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The Right to Communicate: MAG-Net Calls for Action

Depressed by Dial-up: Disenfranchised Grassroots Groups Plan Massive National Day of Action for Faster, Open Internet Hundreds of groups sign digital champion pledge calling for equal access and open networks