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[VIDEO] President Obama Steps Up on Net Neutrality

[VIDEO] President Obama Steps Up on Net Neutrality

by Carla Murphy on November 10 2014, 3:39PM

Abandoning net neutrality would end the Internet as we know it, the president says.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Making Net Neutrality a Laughing Matter

Making Net Neutrality a Laughing Matter

by Carla Murphy on September 8 2014, 7:00AM

Kevin Avery, a stand-up comedian and a writer for “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” co-wrote an epic skit about net neutrality. Here’s how he helped make a dense topic hilarious.

Topics: Net Neutrality

John Oliver On Who's Messing With Your Internet

John Oliver On Who’s Messing With Your Internet

by Carla Murphy on June 2 2014, 2:40PM

Best 13 minutes on net neutrality ever

Topics: Media, /NOW

This Week: End of the Internet As We Know It?

This Week: End of the Internet As We Know It?

by Carla Murphy on May 12 2014, 12:53PM

More than 100 tech companies and community media advocacy groups think so

Topics: Media, /NOW

The FCC May Change How the Internet Works, Which Sucks For You

The FCC May Change How the Internet Works, Which Sucks For You

by Jamilah King on April 24 2014, 9:13AM

And people of color stand to lose big.

Topics: Culture

Net Neutrality Isn't Quite Dead Yet

Net Neutrality Isn’t Quite Dead Yet

by Jamilah King on January 16 2014, 7:00AM

But it is on life support after this week’s federal appeals court ruling.

Topics: Media

Court Rules Against Open Internet, Strikes Down Net Neutrality

Court Rules Against Open Internet, Strikes Down Net Neutrality

by Jamilah King on January 14 2014, 1:29PM

Will the Internet start to look more like cable TV? That’s what advocates are afraid of. Here’s why.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

What the NSA's Spying Has to Do With Racial Justice

What the NSA’s Spying Has to Do With Racial Justice

by Jamilah King on September 13 2013, 12:28PM

A federal lawsuit from Verizon could overturn the FCC’s hard fought open Internet regulations.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Baratunde Thurston on ‘Blitter’—Black Twitter—and Being Authentic Online [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on January 12 2012, 6:05PM

Baratunde Thurston, director of Digital at The Onion, gives the rest of us some advice on to be viral on the internet.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Happy 5th Birthday iPhone -- But Look At What You've Done Infographic

Happy 5th Birthday iPhone — But Look At What You’ve Done

by Jorge Rivas on January 9 2012, 6:04PM

The iPhone was unveiled five years ago today but it’s one of the major players in an industry that’s created a new digital divide.

Topics: New Digital Divide, /NOW

Infographic: What the New Digital Divide Looks Like Infographic

Infographic: What the New Digital Divide Looks Like

by Hatty Lee on December 6 2011, 10:21AM

The defining question of the information age is no longer whether you’re online, it’s how you got there. Here’s why your connection matters.

Topics: Media, New Digital Divide, Technology

How Big Telecom Used Smartphones to Create a New Digital Divide

How Big Telecom Used Smartphones to Create a New Digital Divide

by Jamilah King on December 6 2011, 10:19AM

The information age’s defining question is no longer who’s online, but how they got there. Consumers of color are closing the digital divide with smart phones. But they’ve surfed into a space where telecom has the right to do as it pleases with both users and content.

Topics: Media, New Digital Divide, Technology

Net Neutrality Survives Senate, But Advocates Push for Stronger Reforms

Net Neutrality Survives Senate, But Advocates Push for Stronger Reforms

by Jamilah King on November 11 2011, 10:00AM

This week the Senate voted against a measure to strip the FCC of its rulemaking power. But the fight to decide who will control the Internet is far from over, and Web users of color have the most to gain.

Topics: Media

Welcome to the Wild, Wild (Mobile) Web: U.S. v. AT&T, 2.0

Welcome to the Wild, Wild (Mobile) Web: U.S. v. AT&T, 2.0

by Jamilah King on September 1 2011, 10:10AM

The Justice Department announced that it’s suing the company to prevent its acquisition of T-Mobile. And users of color have a lot riding on the lawsuit’s outcome.

Topics: Media

The Debate Over Civil Rights Groups, Labor Support For AT&T Heats Up

The Debate Over Civil Rights Groups, Labor Support For AT&T Heats Up

by Jamilah King on June 23 2011, 12:33PM

Netroots advocates say Beltway groups have become Big Telecom’s “astroturf.” Civil rights groups say they’re all about jobs—and charge critics with simplistic name-calling.

Topics: Media, Media

Civil Rights Groups and Telecom Watchdogs Split On Mobile Merger

Civil Rights Groups and Telecom Watchdogs Split On Mobile Merger

by Jamilah King on June 17 2011, 9:27AM

The NAACP and Urban League have said the deal is good for people of color. But media justice advocates insist it’ll threaten equal access and drive up costs—and they charge civil rights groups are selling out.

Topics: Media, Technology

Why Is Media Justice Such a Hard Fight? See: Meredith Atwell Baker

Why Is Media Justice Such a Hard Fight? See: Meredith Atwell Baker

by Jamilah King on May 19 2011, 11:45AM

The revolving door between policymakers and the companies they regulate has rarely swung so brazenly as it has for the outgoing FCC commissioner.

Topics: Media

FCC's Mignon Clyburn Vows To Fight for Mobile Users

FCC’s Mignon Clyburn Vows To Fight for Mobile Users

by Jamilah King on April 11 2011, 3:22PM

But House Republicans and telecom companies are ready for a fight.

Topics: Media, NCMR 2011, Technology

Join Us at the National Conference for Media Reform

Join Us at the National Conference for Media Reform

by Rinku Sen on April 5 2011, 4:06PM

We’re joining thousands of people in the fight for media reform in Boston this weekend. Come join us.

Topics: NCMR 2011, Movement

Court Dismisses Verizon, Metro PCS Suits Against FCC's Web Rules

Court Dismisses Verizon, Metro PCS Suits Against FCC’s Web Rules

by Jamilah King on April 5 2011, 12:16PM

For mobile users of color, there’s good and bad news when it comes to recent efforts to squash net neutrality rules.

Topics: Media

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