Blog: April 2013

Media Reform Begins With Media Literacy

Recently I was invited by Media Literacy Project to join the New Mexico Delegation to the National Conference for Media Reform in Denver, Colorado. I was overjoyed to have this opportunity to travel to a conference that embodies my passion for media literacy, activism and media reform.

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A View From The Table

It is the final day at the National Conference for Media Reform and I am helping two amazing Media Literacy Project employees, Carly and Joseph, pack up the table. We organize our resources, t-shirts, and a large bag of pinto beans used for voting. I am exhausted, and it is a content feeling of fatigue.

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Migrant Media Makers From New Mexico to the Middle-East: Reclaiming Our Media at NCMR

April 5-7, 2013, I had the opportunity to attend the National Conference on Media Reform (NCMR) with a delegation of twenty-four amazing people from Albuquerque, New Mexico. The conference took place in Denver, CO, a city at the base of the Rocky Mountains, a mountain chain that connects itself from Alaska to Northern New Mexico.

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New Mexico Delegation at NCMR Spotlight: Susan Schuurman

It was a privilege to be part of the 24-member strong New Mexico delegation at the National Conference for Media Reform last weekend, thanks to the generous support of Media Literacy Project.

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Bringing NCMR Back to New Mexico

During the weekend of April 5-7, the National Conference for Media Reform brought together media justice organizers, media reform advocates, poets, musicians, community radio and television producers, journalists, filmmakers, and educators from across the country to convene and share our experiences and knowledge in Denver.

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Perspective Matters

“I deconstruct media because the right deconstruction questions can deepen our ability to think critically about issues that are central to our daily lives…” — Andrea Quijada, NCMR, April 7, 2013

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