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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.
Blog: Fusing California
by Tracy Rosenberg
When it comes to our personal information, many of us depend on things falling through the cracks.
Blog: Media Coverage of the Iraqi Crisis
by Riyadh Mohammed
The western media rediscovered Iraq last month, after years of negligence.
The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz
The new documentary on the activist hounded to his death by federal prosecutors
Without Net Neutrality, How Are Oakland's Communities Affected?
by Jean Lee
The way we watch our shows online,or anything online, for that matter, could face some significant changes under the Federal Communications ..
Memories of Kevin Weston
Youth media worker and journalist Kevin Weston left the earth too young on June 13th.
Blog: Playing Catch-Up In A Technological Society
by Richard Gilliam
A blog by Richard Gilliam.
Pentagon Preparing for Mass Civil Breakdown
by Nafeez Ahmed
A terrifying article by Nafeez Ahmed in the UK Guardian
Blog: The Compact with Capitalism: Wheeler's Net Neutrality Dodge
by Tracy Rosenberg
Rhetoric and reality sometimes diverge. Right now, the future of the Internet is hooked like a fish between two different paths.
Media Policy
Petitions Filed at FCC to Free Community Broadband
Two municipal broadband projects in North Carolina have filed petitions with the FCC to lift local ... more
Media Alliance Filing - Net Neutrality
Here's our individual filing in the FCC Net Neutrality proceeding. MA is also signed onto several ... more
CISA - CISPA Without The "P" - Obama Veto Request Letter
Overreaching cybersecurity bills come through DC like bad pennies. more
MA Joins 17 Advocacy Orgs in Chevron RICO Amicus Brief
MA joins 17 advocacy organizations in an amicus brief in the Chevron - Amazon Watch RICO case. more
Facebook Study a Rare Public Reminder of Corporate Big Data’s Unaccountable Power
For one week in January 2012, a Facebook data scientist (collaborating with a psychology professor) ... more
Bill To Rescue Public Access TV Passed in Sacramento
Update 6-20-2014 Asembly Joint Resolution 39 was passed by the California legislature. more
CPUC Setting Cable Franchising Rules
The CA Public Utilities Commission is Debating Cable Franchising Rules more
Supreme Court Prohibits (in most cases), Searching Cell Phones Without A Warrant
A unanimous decison at the US Supreme Court placed limits on warantless search of the cell phones ... more
Occupy Google Protestors Arrested After One Night
After a one night occupation, Google arrested 10 Occupy Oakland protestors who set up a tiny tent ... more
ABC Wins ABC vs Aereo Case at the Supreme Court
Update 6/25. Supreme Court rules in ABC's favor 6-3, disabling the startup Aereo. more

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7/31:  Screening: The Revolutionary Optimists

7/31:  Gustavo Mora - Exhibit Opening Reception

8/1:  Community Stories Grants

8/2:  Community Radio, Morning Mix and Pacifica

8/5:  Screening: Cyber Seniors