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Mapping Our Movements: Data Justice Lab at Data for Black Lives

The Center for Media Justice invited a delegation of Black and brown movement organizers, researchers, and technologists to the Data 4 Black Lives conference this past weekend at MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, MA. As an organization that is currently tackling issues like surveillance, carceral tools, internet rights, and censorship, we know that much of Read more

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Team Media Justice Delivers Testimony on Mega-Merger to California Commission

The following testimony was delivered by Adrian Martinez at the California Public Utilities Commission’s public hearing in Los Angeles to consider T-Mobile’s plan to merge with Sprint, on January 16th. Read our press release to learn more. Good evening, My name is Adrian Martinez and I am a Membership Organizer with the Center for Media Read more

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Tune In: #DataJustice Lab at Data for Black Lives

Tomorrow, we’re proud to be hosting the #DataJustice Lab at the second Data for Black Lives (D4BL) conference—a gathering of activists, organizers, and academics who are “using data science to create concrete and measurable change in the lives of Black people.” The #DataJustice Lab is a pre-conference convening with a goal of “Bridging Data, Research, and Read more

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Stop the Mobile Mega-Merger

T-Mobile’s planned merger with Sprint is bad news for communities of color—but next week California has a chance to fight back. Tell the California Public Utilities Commission that you don’t support this mega-merger.  The two mobile giants are hoping to join forces to remain competitive with the top two brands in the market, AT&T and Verizon. Read more

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Let’s Talk About Data Justice

In an era where nearly everything is digitized—from the purchases you make at the store to the content you interact with on social media—it’s no wonder why governments and corporations alike have encountered increasing public scrutiny for their data practices. Rightly, consumers and legislators are demanding answers as to what and how data is collected Read more

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The Top Media Justice Stories and Wins of 2018

As the year comes to a close, we’re sharing some of the top victories we accomplished together over the past 12 months. Thank you for your ongoing support of Team Media Justice and all that we do!  Help us make 2019 our biggest year yet by pitching in today. In the Twitter thread below we Read more

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Facebook Can’t Be Trusted to Regulate Itself

As news reports continue to reveal the extent to which Facebook’s platforms have been used to promote hate, the Center for Media Justice joined Muslim Advocates and 30 other civil rights groups in signing a letter to CEO Mark Zuckerberg today demanding dramatic reforms to Facebook’s board of directors and the leadership of the company. This includes Read more

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Support Team Media Justice on #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday, the global day of giving, is just 1 DAY AWAY. As the barriers for communication in our communities continue to rise, we need your support to fuel the fight for media justice.  Help us start strong tomorrow by giving today. When you donate to our team, here’s what’s possible: Together we will hold Facebook Read more

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From Remembrance to Resilience

Today, November 20, marks the 19th Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR). This day is honored internationally to recognize the lives taken by transphobic violence. What started as an online action to find and honor transgender Read more

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Harnessing the Power of Our Narratives

Earlier this month, we joined activists, organizers, educators and community leaders at the Facing Race conference in Detroit, which provided an opportunity to deeply consider how our individual work comes together to advance racial justice for all. With hundreds of sessions dedicated to reimagining what justice looks like from a variety of angles and intersections, Read more