Blog: February 2012

Media Literacy Project Celebrating 20 Years of Media Justice

Media Literacy Project is in its 20th year of media literacy education and advocacy.

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Movies & Music: Is popular culture representing everyone?

February was a month for the stars. With both the Grammys and the Oscars happening this month, Hollywood was on display. However, the biggest draw for media lovers, like Media Literacy Project, is the striking commentary that “celebrity gazing” has on the entertainment industry and what that says about our values as a society.

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Local Origination with National Support

It seems that the wave of support from media justice advocates across the country has helped to progress the situation of Albuquerque-based, public access television non-profit Quote-UnQuote Inc. Combined with a staff that has worked relentlessly to keep the channels from going dark and overwhelming community support, Quote-UnQuote has led an inspired resistance to a recommendation from a City ad –hoc committee to award the public access contract to a for-profit entity.

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Reproductive Justice Network 2011: In Retrospect

For a week in September 2011, Media Literacy Project was part of a New Mexico host committee for the Reproductive Justice Network Annual Meeting & Third Wave Convening held at Hotel Albuquerque in Old Town.

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