Blog: January 2012

Media literacy students shed light on the SOPA Blackout

Though corporate media have seen fit to ignore one of the biggest tech stories of the year, ninth graders at the Media Arts Collaborative Charter School (MACCS) in Albuquerque know what’s up! As a result of the video that they created in MLP's six-week course at their school; Jack Folkner, Martin Jencka and Jay Jewell-Roth have become "rock stars" of media justice.

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With media and justice for all: Media justice as anti-racism work

With the Second Annual Anti-Racism Day at the New Mexico State Legislature happening on January 25th, Media Literacy Project took the opportunity to reflect on the intersection of anti-racism work and media justice. Hakim Bellamy shares his perspective.

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Good SOPA, Bad SOPA: Congress needs to hear your voice, New Mexico. 

Today thousands of sites have gone black in solidarity against the "Stop Online Piracy Act" and the "Protect IP Act". In support of the blackout, Media Literacy Project encourages you to visit our coalition partners at Media Action Grassroots Network (MAG-Net), Latinos for Internet Freedom and Black Voices for Internet Freedom to find out how you can contact your congressional representatives and tell them “SOPA is BAD.”

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MLP speaks to the Santa Fe Reporter on SOPA bill in the House

It’s not about intellectual property, it’s about internet freedom. Supporters of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and its Senate counterpart, the Protect IP Act, claim to have a bill that would bring an end to online content piracy and stop the $25 billion a year loss that the US film industry incurs due to illegal downloading and streaming.

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