Alliance Blog
Bay Area Speaks: A People's Hearing On The Internet
by Tracy Rosenberg
The second community town hall on net neutrality: thrown by the media justice community because the FCC would not.
Webcast of New York Speaks: The First Nationwide Net Neutrality Talkback
The complete webcast from the October 27th New York Speaks event at the Brooklyn Main Library.
Right To Report In The Digital Age: Journalists In An Era Of Increasing Harrassment
Media Alliance is proud to endorse the Right To Report In A Digital Age campaign from the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
Blog: What's Up At Comic-Con?
by Tracy Rosenberg
The algorithims of press pass distribution at big events can be a bit mysterious, but it impacts what we hear about them - and what we don't.
In Defense of Black Rage: Michael Brown, the Police, and the American Dream
by Brittney Cooper
A blog by Brittney Cooper in Salon that says what needs to be said about the ongoing slaughter of young people of color.
Is Obama Moving To The Front Seat On Net Neutrality?
After being greeted by demonstrators demanding real net neutrality at two California fundraisers two weeks ago, President Obama came out against paid ..
Reefer Madness Redux
USA Today devotes a surprising amount of attention to manipulating emergency room statistics to argue marijuana is more dangerous than cocaine or ..
Comcast Affiliated News Outlet Censors Article About Net Neutrality Lobbying
by Lee Fang
A telecom industry-affiliated lobbying group successfully persuaded an African American news website to remove an article that reported critically on ..
Blog: KCSM-TV Update
by Tracy Rosenberg
In the last 2 weeks, we got a flood of calls from distraught viewers. Here's why.
Obama in the Back Seat Rallies Across California
by Victoria Kaplan
Activists around California hit Obama fundraisers in Silicon Valley and LA to say the Internet is not to be privatized.
Media Policy
New WAM Initiative on Gender Harassment on Twitter
Women, Action & the Media (WAM!) has a collaboration with Twitter, aiming to cut down on the ... more
City of Oakland to Consider 1st in Nation Surveillance Ordinance
Oakland's City Council will consider a sweeping privacy policy and an ordinance requiring informed ... more
Muzzle Mumia Law Falls Outside the US Constitution
A prisoner gag law in Philadelphia, apparently triggered by rage at a recent commencement speech at ... more
USA Freedom Act: It May Be A Drop In The Bucket, But It's A First Step
Update: A first step that didn't happen. The USFA fell a few votes short in Congress. Stay tuned ... more
Bay Guardian Shut Down
The San Francisco Media Company suddenly and with no notice shut down the San Francisco Bay ... more
SB 828 - Turn The Water Off On The NSA Bill Signed by Jerry Brown
Gov Jerry Brown signed SB828, albeit a weakened version, into law. more
CA Public Utilities Commission Buries Net Neutrality Vote
Hours before a scheduled vote to authorize the California Public Utilities Commission to weigh in ... more
Barbara Lee Relocates Fundraising Event from Oakland Marriot During Urban Shield
Update 9/1: Congresswoman Lee has responded to our letter and relocated her event from the Oakland ... more
65 Groups Send Letter Objecting to Comcast-Time Warner Merger
Sixty-five organizations representing consumers, content producers, and social justice and ... more
Urban Shield Lands on Oakland: Community Resistance Building
Urban Shield, the BAUSI SWAT/Military cooperative event, gets underway in Oakland on September 4th. more

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