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Media Minutes: October 29, 2010

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 10/28/2010 - 22:18
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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: August 7, 2009

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 08/06/2009 - 21:12
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Free Press

The Internet Freedom Preservation Act, just introduced in Congress, will prevent Internet Service Providers from controlling access to online content, services and applications. And the Transmission Project is on a mission of its own: to amplify the power of public media and community technology.