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Media Minutes: October 29, 2010

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Stevie Converse, Candace Clement, Megan Tady

NPR's decision to fire news analyst Juan Williams unleashed an attack on all federal funding for public media by a handful of politicians and commentators. But what the public really needs is to defend – not defund – public media. And members of the disability community in the Bay Area spoke out for Net Neutrality in a letter to the FCC.

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Defending, Not Defunding, Public Media

Media Minutes: October 8, 2010

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 10/07/2010 - 21:14
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Stevie Converse & Megan Tady

Public media is the most trusted source of news in both the United States and in Great Britain. Any yet, public media institutions are fighting for their lives and to keep public spaces for encountering culture, debate issues and share experiences. And the FCC is being urged to investigate local news stations that are airing paid advertising disguised as fake news segments.

Media Minutes: May 22, 2009

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Stevie Converse and Candace Clement

At a moment when technology and media are rapidly changing, the Free Press Summit explored the future of the Internet and the fate of journalism in the 21st century. More than 500 people packed a room on the seventh floor of the Newseum in Washington, D.C., to discuss the state of journalism, public media and the Internet in America.

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Free Press Summit: Changing Media Draws 500 Participants