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|CURB Decarceration Report|
November 9th, 2015
In this report, every county in California has a failing grade in working towards lower levels of imprisonment.
|Digital Culture Shift Report|
Center for Media Justice
September 14th, 2015
As activism for police accountability, fair wages, just immigration, and more takes center stage — social justice movements of the 21st century are using technology to achieve greater scale and reach wider audiences. But are these digital strategies building power for long-term social change, or helping maintain the status quo?
|Artificial Scarcity: How Data Caps Harm Consumers and Innovation|
by Danielle Kehl and Patrick Lucey, Open Technology Institute
July 7th, 2015
New America’s Open Technology Institute released this new report examining the use of data caps on wired and mobile broadband service in the United States. The report analyzes the financial incentives that major Internet service providers have to implement these usage limits and research that demonstrates the behavioral effect of these policies on consumers.
|Not To Be Trusted|
Color of Change/Media Matters
March 25th, 2015
ColorOfChange partnered with Media Matters for America to study how accurately local news stations are covering the role of Black people in crime. The result is an outrageous level of distortion: news stations report that Black people are involved in murder, assault and theft an average of 75% of the time in New York City, which exceeds the actual NYPD arrest rates for those crimes by 24 percentage points.
|World Press Freedom Index 2015|
Reporters Without Borders
February 28th, 2015
The Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index ranks the performance of 180 countries according to a range of criteria that include media pluralism and independence, respect for the safety and freedom of journalists and the legislative, institutional and infrastructural environment in which the media operate.
Grassroots Justice and Texas Criminal Justice Coalition
December 3rd, 2014
In September 2014, a group of Dallas-area advocates led a
fight against an initiative that would have introduced video
visitation capability to the Dallas County jail. The company
proposing to provide services to Dallas had buried in its
contract a requirement that the jail eliminate in-person
visitation, thus leaving those who wished to visit prisoners
only one option – visit by video.
|A Neutral Guide to Net Neutrality|
by Stephanie Crets, Single Hop
August 27th, 2014
From Singlehop.com - Industry Insights. Net Neutrality has been the topic of intense conversation recently, as the FCC solicits and considers public comments about how to regulate Internet traffic. We’ve put together the overview below to help you understand the issues and players that influence the way we use the Internet daily for business, research, entertainment, and social activities.
|What Is Net Neutrality: What Businesses Need to Know|
by Stewart Leong, Salesforce Blog
August 12th, 2014
On a recent episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver motivated thousands of viewers to leave comments about net neutrality on the FCC website. It’s obvious that internet users are passionate about net neutrality, but what does it all mean for business? Thought leaders from Harvard, Wharton—and HBO—weigh in.