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Lifeline Story Bank
by Media Alliance, TURN, Greenlining Institute, Milestone Consulting
Between now and March, advocates have a chance to convey the real stories of how access to communications changes lives and creates opportunities.
The Brainwashing Of My Dad: March 9th
by Tracy Rosenberg
MA will be co-hosting and speaking at the Cinequest screening of this new documentary on March 9 at 4:30 at the Camera 12 Cinemas in San Jose.
Diversity in Television: An FCC Principle Now Being Reconsidered
by Tracy Rosenberg
The "public interest" that the FCC must protect includes Americans who have affordability challenges with pay TV and high-speed broadband access
IVP: Internet Architecture
An infographic from the New Jersey Institute of Techology serves as an easy intro to the web's internal architecture.
Why The Charter/TWC Merger is Bad News
by Tracy Rosenberg
The record of increased media concentration is clear: higher prices, worse service and less choices for you.
Recording in Progress: Media, Tech and Social Justice
by Recording in Progress
Recording in Progress is a series of panel discussions about innovation and new developments in technology, entertainment, culture, business, art and ..
Practicing Communication Rights: Honduras and South Korea
by Dorothy Kidd
This brief academic paper by USF Media Studies Professor and former MA board member Dorothy Kidd examines democratized media in Honduras and South ..
Towards Public Broadband - SF Civic Makers Salon
Civic tech enthusiasts, local government representatives and telecommunications industry professionals gathered together to discuss what the future ..
Everett C. Parker Dies at 102
by Robert MacFadden
The Reverend Everett C. Parker, who led a civil rights movements to hold television and radio stations accountable for biased programming failing to ..
Media Policy
Groups Ask FCC and DOJ to Investigate Law Enforcement’s Warrantless Use of Cellular Surveillance Devices
On March 16, 45 civil rights, public policy and public interest organizations will deliver a letter ... more
What Will They Do About The Internet?
Media Alliance joined 38 organizations to call for political debate moderators to ask candidates ... more
UC Berkeley ASUC Passes Resolution Campus Police Should Not Participate in Urban Shield
UC Berkeley's student government unanimously requests campus police end their participation in ... more
Finishing Prison Phone Reform
An open letter on the final phases of federal prison phone reform. more
Don't Undermine Encryption: Apple vs. NSA
Crypto Wars 2 pit encryption advocates against the FBI which wants code written to break password ... more
Surveillance Equipment Transparency Ordinance May Debut in Santa Clara County
Santa Clara County may be the first in the nation to implement a transparency ordinance controlling ... more
New Lethal Injection Regulations from CDCR
MA commented on CDCR's proposed lethal injection regulations, specifically on access for ... more
Dear Mark Zuckerberg
Update: India acted to prevent Free Basics from operating in the country. more
Alameda County Board Of Supervisors Passes Most Comprehensive Cell Phone Interceptor Privacy Policy In the Country
Update: On November 17th the Alameda County Board of Supervisors passed a comprehensive privacy ... more
Special Customer Service For You
Leaked Comcast documents reveal special customer "service" unit set up for troublemakers. more

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