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Speak Out Against Electronic Monitoring in Illinois!

The fight to reduce the use of electronic monitoring in Illinois is just beginning—and we need your help to keep up the pressure. This Friday February 22nd, from 10 am to 12 pm, the House Judiciary Committee of Illinois is holding a public hearing on the use of electronic monitors for people released from prison. Read more

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What We Deserve, Not What We Will Concede

This past weekend, Team #MediaJustice touched down in Atlanta for the Black Movement Convergence, a convening hosted by Movement for Black Lives (M4BL) that brought together Black activists, organizers, advocates and more who are carrying out movement work with the goal of Black liberation and self-determination. At this current political moment, where white nationalism and the Read more

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Raising Our Voices for Digital Rights

With the 116th Congress officially sworn in—boasting the largest number of women and other people of color in history—we have a vital opportunity to make sure more of our legislators are fighting for the digital rights of the most vulnerable Americans. On Jan 30 at 12pm EST, the Voices for Internet Freedom Coalition, including Team Read more

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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