Girl Tech 2014 Video Shoot

The 2014 Girl Tech video has been released! From This Day On weaves together the stories of eight young women as they share what impacts their bodies, health, and lives. This beautiful and inspiring video expresses both the challenges they face and how...

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Youth for Media Justice (Y4MJ) is a new program that Media Literacy Project launched this summer. The program is for young people ages 15 to 21 in Albuquerque who are interested in working on media policy and media justice issues.

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What's New

Announcing the 2015 Bad Ad and Counter Ad Winners

Media Literacy Project had two Bad Ad Contest winners and four Counter Ad Contest winners this year. The bad ad essay writers selected ads that they deemed offensive and deconstructed them using media literacy tools. The counter ad creators selected original images and then altered them to tell their own story about the media messages. Read more »

A True Open Internet for All New Mexicans is Coming

On Wednesday, Feb 4 something amazing happened. The Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Tom Wheeler, finally released his proposed open Internet rules that would reclassify the Internet as a Title II service under the Communications Act.

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New Siembra la Palabra Digna Toolkit!

 

Last April, Media Literacy Project and 26 other organizations went to the Albuquerque city council to show our need for a media system that treats our communities with respect and dignity. Together we were able to pass the Memorial for Responsible Speech which represented the values of people across the city in stating that irresponsible speech and misrepresentation of marginalized communities has no space in our city. We want to thank everyone who participated in the actions to pass this memorial and thank the city council members who became champions for responsible speech with their votes. 

There is still widespread irresponsible speech used in local and national media. Passing this memorial was only the first step. 

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