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Results related to “media justice”

Learn How and Why Journalists Are Dropping the I-Word

Learn How and Why Journalists Are Dropping the I-Word

by Mónica Novoa on September 19 2011, 9:22AM

We brought together ethnic and community media journalists to talk about a Colorlines.com investigation, in which Gabriel Thompson detailed how the right has made racism sound fair in immigration politics. You can listen to the briefing as well!

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Black Journalists Scold BBC for 'Stunning Lack of Sensitivity' in London Riots

Black Journalists Scold BBC for ‘Stunning Lack of Sensitivity’ in London Riots

by Bryan Gerhart on August 16 2011, 2:44PM

The scathing letter says the world’s largest news network should have a better analysis around race.

Topics: London Riots, Media

Media Is Growing More White. What's the FCC Doing About It?

Media Is Growing More White. What’s the FCC Doing About It?

by Jason Smith on August 11 2011, 9:45AM

A perennial problem is worsening, as journalists of color leave (or are pushed from) mainstream newsrooms and graduates entering the workforce face the largest racial disparity in hiring in a generation.

Topics: 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

Media Overload? A Look at Exactly How Much Youth of Color Consume Infographic

Media Overload? A Look at Exactly How Much Youth of Color Consume

by Stokely Baksh on June 15 2011, 9:49AM

A new study breaks down the significant racial disparity in media consumption, and advocates point out what it means for the politics of media regulation.

Topics: Media, Technology

Teen Girl Filmmakers Stand Up to Comcast Exec's Bullying

Teen Girl Filmmakers Stand Up to Comcast Exec’s Bullying

by Jamilah King on May 23 2011, 9:35AM

Reel Grrls haven’t backed down after an exec threatened to pull sponsorship for their critique of Republican FCC members’ shady ties to Comcast.

Topics: Media, Technology

4 Campaigns Holding Big Media Accountable for How It Treats Us

4 Campaigns Holding Big Media Accountable for How It Treats Us

by Jamilah King on April 11 2011, 12:00PM

Colorlines.com spent last weekend at the National Conference on Media Reform hearing about ways community is demanding corporate media do better.

Topics: Media, NCMR 2011

Latino Web Users Challenge Verizon

Latino Web Users Challenge Verizon

by Jamilah King on October 29 2010, 10:50AM

Verizon’s not the only one who can make persuasive ads.

Topics: Net Neutrality, Technology

Al Franken: Net Neutrality is the Free Speech Issue of Our Time

Al Franken: Net Neutrality is the Free Speech Issue of Our Time

by Jamilah King on August 20 2010, 3:11PM

Hundreds gather in the Twin Cities and online to put real faces to the debate over broadband access and regulation.

Topics: Technology

Andrew Says the FCC Should Skip the

Andrew Says the FCC Should Skip the “Scramble” and Just Act

by Kai Wright on August 16 2010, 9:45AM

How the net neutrality holdup is more of a political barrier than a policy one.

Topics: Kai Wright

Here's Why the Broadband Debate Matters For You

Here’s Why the Broadband Debate Matters For You

by Jamilah King on August 13 2010, 2:08PM

Yeah, it’s complicated. But here’s a primer on “net neutrality” and why communities of color should care about it.

Topics: Net Neutrality, Technology

Web Bangs on

Web Bangs on “EvilGoogle” HQ Door

by Jamilah King on August 12 2010, 6:46PM

As the debate fades in Washington, it’s picking up everywhere else.

Topics: Technology

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