Tag: Net Neutrality

We made our voices heard!

 Last night, New Mexico youth had their voices heard by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler about their experiences with media!  Young people rarely have opportunities to talk back to the federal government and their involvement in media justice helps to secure our movement for the future.

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FCC Chairman Visits New Mexico

Media Literacy Project and the Digital Justice Coalition of New Mexico in collaboration with the Center for Media Justice and Free Press are happy to announce that the Chairman of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) will be visiting Albuquerque on Monday, June 30th.

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Media Justice Forum Recap

On April 26th, 2014 Media Literacy Project hosted our first Media Justice Forum at Media Arts Collaborative Charter School. We had a range of presenters who do awesome media justice work across Albuquerque. Thank you so much to everyone that attended!

Comments of attendees:

- I enjoyed the panel discussions; we each have a lot to share both youth and adults.

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The End of Net Neutrality

The Verizon v. FCC decision this week was a great disappointment to Media Literacy Project and everyone in our media justice family. The decision overturned most of the FCC’s Open Internet Order from 2010 and questions the FCC’s right to regulate the internet.

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An Open Internet for All New Mexicans

The first thing I do in the morning is sign into Facebook and Twitter. I’ll tell anyone listening that I’m trying to get more Twitter followers (Follow me @alannaoffield). I keep in touch with family and friends around the world sharing real time videos of my daughter walking via Skype.

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New Media. Black History.

Media Literacy Project Strategic Communications Director Hakim Bellamy puts Black Voices for Internet Freedom in a historical context. Not too difficult a task since the movement for media justice began in disenfranchised communities.

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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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Media Justice Policy Brief

MLP survives off of a steady diet of media policy so you don't have to. See our synopsis of the three most current and critical happenings in media policy, as we mark six months of representing New Mexico on the Federal Communications Commission Consumer Advisory Committee in Washington, DC.

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Media Literacy Project Statement on the Occupy Movement

Media Literacy Project Executive Director, Andrea Quijada, asks "Would this Occupy movement even be possible without a free and open internet?" American media has been colonized for too long, it is time to (Un)Occupy the airwaves.

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