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Media Minutes: February 24, 2012

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 02/24/2012 - 02:42
Author

Stevie Converse and Megan Tady

Congress voted to keep a portion of unused TV airwaves for unlicensed, which could help providers connect rural areas with high-speed broadband -- but the bill also has a downside. A Chicago city alderman proposed an ordinance that would forbid the Chicago Police Department from shutting down mobile towers, blocking mobile and Web access or jamming signals. Meanwhile, the FCC has halted LightSquared’s wireless plans and a senator from Iowa is holding up two nominees for FCC commissioner.

Crimes are Crimes and Busting Through It All: Spain Wants to Arrest the CIA, Guantanamo Military Tribunals, Stepping Out Against the Crimes of Both Bush and Obama and Breaking Through the Censorship Around California's Anti-Gay Marriage Case 

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 05/19/2010 - 22:12
Author

Michael Slate

Steven Watt, ACLU, reports on Spains attempt to get arrest warrants against the 13 CIA agents involved in the extraordinary renditioning of Khalid el-Masri; Jennifer Turner, ACLU, on the military tribunal against Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr and the banning of 4 reporters from the tribunal; Ray McGovern, former CIA analyst and World Can't Wait activist, on the World Can't Wait ad "Crimes are Crimes No Matter Who Does Them"; Rick Jacobs, Courage Campaign, on the launching of a campaign to bust through the blanket of censorship on top of the courtroom battle against California's anti-gay ma