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PDA Forum: Fighting Back: How Bay Area Activists Are Defending Our Civil Liberties
Join MA, EFF, Restore the Fourth and ACLU-NC at this Progressive Democrats of America Forum on 11-19.
Practicing Communication Rights: Honduras and South Korea
by Dorothy Kidd
This brief academic paper by USF Media Studies Professor and former MA board member Dorothy Kidd examines democratized media in Honduras and South ..
Towards Public Broadband - SF Civic Makers Salon
Civic tech enthusiasts, local government representatives and telecommunications industry professionals gathered together to discuss what the future ..
Everett C. Parker Dies at 102
by Robert MacFadden
The Reverend Everett C. Parker, who led a civil rights movements to hold television and radio stations accountable for biased programming failing to ..
American Day Dream
by Tracy Rosenberg
American Day Dream is a new novel by SF author (and Media Alliance family member) Margot Pepper.
Anti-Abortion Hackers Target Progressive ISP MayFirst/PeopleLink
by Alfredo Lopez
The targeting of our website means that these people are not just focusing on the issue of abortion or trying to repress communication about it but ..
It's Time for Consumer-Driven Pricing Policies in Cable and Broadband
by Tracy Rosenberg
The FCC action to collect broadband and pay-TV pricing data will go a long way in helping consumers better understand exactly what it is they are ..
An Overview of the Open Internet Order
A 45-minute video describing the historic February 26th Open Internet Order (the net neutrality rules).
2015 Northern California Press List Out!
by Tracy Rosenberg
The 2015 Northern California press list has 1,200 media contacts at print, broadcast, ethnic, hyperlocal news and alternative outlets. Add a Media ..
Media Policy
Alameda County Delays Sting Ray Purchase
Alameda County delayed the acquisition of a Hailstorm upgrade to cell phone interceptor technology ... more
Special Customer Service For You
Leaked Comcast documents reveal special customer "service" unit set up for troublemakers. more
Surveillance Equipment Transparency Ordinance May Debut in Santa Clara County
Santa Clara County may be the first in the nation to implement a transparency ordinance controlling ... more
Press Credentialing
MA submitted these comments to the Berkeley Police Review Commission looking at the events of ... more
Broadband Institute and Media Alliance Amici Brief in USTA vs FCC
The Broadband Institute of California and Media Alliance filed this amici brief in United States ... more
MA Joins Vint Cerf Filing Comments In Electronic Labeling for Wireless Devices Proceeding
MA has joined Vint Cerf and 250 others filing comments in an FCC proceeding on Labeling Protocol ... more
Justice is Not For Sale Act Introduced to Congress
The bill bars the federal government and state and local jurisdictions from contracting with ... more
Open Letter to Twitter About Politwoops
An open letter to Twitter from human rights and transparency groups more
MA Supports the Speak Free Act of 2015
Media Alliance is pleased to endorse the Speak Free Act of 2015 more
Stop CISA (CISPA Without The "P")
The Senate is trying to vote on the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) in the coming ... 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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11/28:  Hijabi Chronicles: Muslim Women in Hip Hop

11/30:  Adrien Segal

12/1:  The Fall of the I-Hotel

12/2:  Privacy, Security and Freedom of Expression

12/4:  Oak Human Rights Fellowship

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