|MA Press Release on KPFA November 4th|
Berkeley-At noon today, a handful of employees at Pacifica Radio's Berkeley unit KPFA-FM, have announced a picket of their parent 501(c)3 organization, the Pacifica Foundation, which owns 5 educational radio licenses around the country and provides programming to 100 other affiliated stations.
|Victory in Council Tree vs.FCC|
On August 24th, the DC Third Circuit Court upheld the Council Tree et al vs FCC case (MA was a plantiff) releasing anti-competitive restrictions on spectrum sales.
|Public Interest Groups Demand Reversal of Media Consolidation: Hearing Friday May 21st at Stanford University|
On the eve of a Federal Communications Commission field workshop on media ownership at Stanford University on May 21st, a coalition of public interest groups, including Media Alliance, Prometheus Radio Project, The Office of Communications of the United Church of Christ and Free Press, represented by the Media Access Project and the Institute for Public Representation, have filed a brief with the US Court of Appeals, stating a 2008 decision to significantly weaken media ownership rules was unreasonable and against the law.
|Making Contact: Race, Immigration and the Fight for an Open Internet|
On this edition, excerpts from “Race, Immigration and the Fight for an Open Internet,” a panel discussion presented by the G.W. Williams Center for Independent Journalism and New America Media. The topic? Net neutrality. What is it? Who will it impact most? And why should we care?
|Affordable Broadband Week of Action|
San Francisco-A broad array of community groups across the country – under the leadership of the Media Action Grassroots Network (www.mediagrassroots.org) will visit members of the Senate and Congress and sponsor forums and teach-ins for the public on universal, affordable and unfettered broadband access for all.
|Media Alliance Adds to Outpouring of Support for Net Neutrality|
After years of discussion and public statements of support from over 1.6 million Americans and 850 public and private organizations, the Federal Communications Commission, acting on the call to action by new Chairman Julius Genachowski on September 21st, is poised to go ahead with basic net neutrality regulations to assure an open and unfettered Internet future.
|Media News - November 5, 2009|
Subject: Prop 8, the Media and the GLBT Community
Guest: Juan Barajas, Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
Host: Al Kielwasser