Tag: Digital Inclusion

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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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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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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August is the Month of Action Against the AT&T/T-Mobile Merger

Media Literacy Project is asking New Mexico to take action. There are three things we can all do to make sure the voice of the consumer is heard just as clearly as the voice of the corporation.

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Speak Your Piece: The Broadband You Deserve

I live in the country, but not THAT much in the country. I'm 20 minutes from the state capitol of Kentucky and I can't get a decent broadband connection.

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MetroPCS Unveils Tiered Data Plan

Just after the FCC announced their net neutrality order, metroPCS unveiled their new tiered data plan on their 4G network that offers us a glimpse into a controlled and more expensive mobile Internet world.

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