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We're Moving!
by Tracy Rosenberg
MA is pleased to announce that we'll be returning to San Francisco in May of 2015, joining the new artistic community at the Pacific Felt Factory in ..
Make Cable Prove There Is Competition
by Tracy Rosenberg
FCC filings can be dry: but what it comes down to is whether cable companies have to prove there is effective competition or whether communities have ..
Talking About Media Concentration
by Kellia Ramares
A 30-minute discussion of media consolidation as part of the crisis/disaster of the early 21st century.
Fact Sheet on California Impacts of the Comcast-Time Warner Merger
by Caifornia Coalition to Stop The Comcast Monopoly
This fact sheet was prepared by the California Coalition to Stop the Comcast Monopoly (Writers Guild West, Media Alliance, Consumers Union, The ..
Blog: Priority problems: Journalismís position in the charitable-giving ecosystem
by Josh Wilson
Amidst the news industry?s many challenges, and the hopeful flowering of a new nonprofit-news movement, the low position of public-interest news ..
Blog: Interview with Natalie Lawhead
by Kevin Robinson
As part of our content-sharing partnership with Medium Rare TV, we are pleased to present this interview with award-winning game developer Natalie ..
The Future of the Internet: A Learning Session April 30th 5:00pm
What happened, will it stick, and where do we go from here to keep building a 21st century cyberspace that will advance economic growth, equality, ..
Private Thoughts: On Fusion Centers, UASI and Fed/State Privacy Legislation
by Bay Area Restore The Fourth
Private Thoughts is a new privacy series of short videos on surveillance and privacy from Restore the Fourth SF Bay Area.
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.
Media Policy
International Webtivists Question Facebook's Internet.org
67 civil society groups around the world write open letter to Facebook questioning the Internet.org ... more
Court of Appeals Rules Bulk Metadata Collection Illegal
On May 7th, a Federal Appeals Court in New York ruled that the bulk metadata collection program ... more
Comcast-Time Warner Merger Falls Apart
This morning media justice advocates celebrated as the merger of Comcast Corporation and Time ... more
Letter to FCC Chair Tom Wheeler: Reject the Comcast Merger
34 public and private organizations write to FCC Chair Wheeler telling him there will be no ... more
Google Pulls Ads from Antiwar.com
In a financial shot at a prominent anti-war and anti-militarism website, Google Adsense has pulled ... more
Hedge Fund Throwing $900K A Year Into KCSM-TV Spectrum Auction Sale
At the last SMCCD board meeting, the Skyline College newspaper reports that Blackstone-owned ... more
CA PUC Proposes To Approve Comcast/TWC Merger But Applies 25 Conditions
Update: On Friday April 10th, CPUC comm Mike Florio issued an alternate proposed decision calling ... 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
 



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4/3:  We're moving! On May 1st, Media Alliance will join the artistic community at the Pacific Felt Factory in San Francisco. Lots of classroom, workshop and event space. Our new address will be 2830 20th Street, Suite 102 San Francisco CA 94110. Read more on our blog titled "We're Moving" - and stay tuned for class announcements soon.

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Events
5/24:  SF Bay Sex Worker Film and Art Festival

5/27:  Tenant Rights Bootcamp

5/29:  Films To The People Short Film Festival

5/30:  Introduction to Community Restorative Justice

5/31:  Celebrate The Life of Leslie Feinberg

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