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4.6 Million License Plate Reads in Oakland Database
by Cyrus Farivar
If you have driven in Oakland any time in the last few years, chances are good that the cops know where you have been.
RIP Mediachannel.org Founder Danny Schechter
Mediachannel.org founder Danny Schechter, an independent media hero passed away on March 19th.
Don't Spy On Us Concert March 22 at the Omni Commons
by Don't Spy On Us
On March 22nd, Restore the Fourth,in collaboration with Pow Magazine, will produce a first-of-its-kind musical event dedicated to the fight against ..
Op-Ed: CPUC Should Say No To Supersizing Comcast
by Tracy Rosenberg
Media Alliance Op-Ed in the March 15th edition of the San Francisco Chronicle (Insight section)
Victory for the Net Party
by Wendy Hanamura
Nowadays you never have to miss a party.
Social Justice Media: The Case of Occupy
by Dorothy Kidd
A study of social justice media as used in the Occupy Movement by USF professor (and former MA board member) Dorothy Kidd.
Blog: No Slow Lanes On The Internet. Ever.
by Tracy Rosenberg
The biggest victory for democratic communications in history. What happened, will it stick, what's next?
FCC's Proposed Rules: Title II. Internet Common Carriage.
by Tom Wheeler
FCC Chair Tom Wheeler previewed the FCC's proposed network neutrality rules in Wired Magazine. The Internet will be regulated under Title 2 as a ..
Information-Sharing In The Bay Area
by Tracy Rosenberg
The January meeting of the Urban Area Strategic Initiative (UASI)featured this informative slide show about how the Bay Area's fusion centers work ..
Media Policy
CA PUC Proposes To Approve Comcast/TWC Merger But Applies 25 Conditions
Update: April 14th 1pm is the time for LA public comment to stop the Comcast-TWC merger more
Prison Debit Cards: Another Extortion
The use of third-party release debit cards is a growing trend in U.S. prisons and jails, where ... more
Repeal The Patriot Act? H.R. 1466 Says Yes
Sometimes the best way to an outcome is direct. Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin) and Thomas Massie ... more
35 Human Rights Groups Denounce Global Citizenship Award to Chevron CEO John Watson
Media Alliance is pleased to join 34 human rights and environmental groups in demanding the ... more
Washpo Iran correspondent Remains Held By Iranian Government
Update 3/15 While Rezian's spouse, Iranian citizen Yeganeh Salehi, has been released from custody, ... more
City of Oakland to Consider 1st in Nation Surveillance Ordinance
The Privacy Policy package is the first citizen-developed comprehensive privacy package in the ... more
55 Organizations Support The Re-Introduction of The Private Prison Information Act
Media Alliance is proud to join the Human Rights Defense Center and 54 other organizations calling ... more
Best Day at the FCC Ever
On February 26, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission made history. And now the rules are ... more
Improving FOIA
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is one of the most important tools for investigative ... more
SB 178- California Electronic Communications Privacy Act
ECPA - SB 178 was introduced today by Senator Mark Leno. Media Alliance is a co-sponsoring ... more

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