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RSVP for Abolition in the Digital Age

Join us for our next MAG-Net Media Justice Salon on prison abolition: Abolition in the Digital Age on November 29 at 3 pm EST! Abolition began as a movement to end the institution of chattel slavery and liberate indigenous land. Although abolitionists achieved what were once unimaginable victories, the movement continues today in the fight Read more

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Appalshop and Center for Media Justice’s Malkia Cyril named as YBCA 100 Honorees

We’re excited to announce that MAG-Net member, Appalshop, and Center for Media Justice executive director, Malkia Cyril, have been chosen as Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) 100 honorees! The YBCA 100 is an annual selection of the 100 people, organizations, and movements that inspire this innovative arts institution the most. It celebrates the Read more

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Activists of color and allies: Learn how to protect yourself from surveillance at a digital security training!

The vast system of U.S. surveillance is in the hands of a President who is violating our constitutional and human rights. It’s vital that organizers protect their digital security so we can continue to work for social change.  The Center for Media Justice – home of the Media Action Grassroots Network – in partnership with Wellstone Action and United Read more

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From Brooklyn, to Philly, to D.C.: A Day in the Fight for Net Neutrality

On an unseasonably hot September day in Washington D.C., our group of grassroots activists have been jostling through several metal detectors, carpeted cafeterias, and marble steps from one congressional building to the next. By late afternoon our physical and cell phone batteries are running low. I think to myself, as we walk to our last Read more

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We traveled to DC to fight for your Internet rights!

On Wednesday, September 27, we were in Washington, D.C. for the Net Neutrality Day of Advocacy! The Day of Advocacy was a huge mobilization of advocates traveling from across the U.S. to tell our policymakers that we need an open Internet so our communities can thrive, innovate, and organize for justice. Center for Media Justice Read more

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The Bay Area “Welcomes” FCC Chairman Pai with a Protest

Hey! Hey! Ho! Ho! Pai’s plan has got to go. Hey! Hey! Ho! Ho! Pai’s plan has got to go. Last Tuesday, Internet activists and Bay Area community members rallied outside of an event hosted by Lincoln Networks to hold a so-called “welcome party” for FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. The young, Trump-appointed chairman, 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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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