Tag: Media Justice

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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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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Month of Action on the AT&T-T-Mobile Merger: Save the Best for Last!

The last day of August was a game changer for consumer advocates nationwide and Media Literacy Project. The Department of Justice (DOJ) filed an anti-trust suit against the proposed AT&T-T-Mobile merger on August 31st.

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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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AT&T/T-Mobile Merger: Bad for Jobs, Bad for New Mexico

Last month, Media Literacy Project released our statement against the proposed AT&T and T-Mobile merger. This merger will eliminate jobs in New Mexico and increase already high costs for mobile broadband.

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I Can't Afford the AT&T-T-Mobile Merger

When I heard about AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile, I got nervous. I fear the outcomes of greater concentration in the wireless market for all consumers, but I’m also a former AT&T customer who wrested myself away to T-Mobile just over a year ago. So this merger gets personal.

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Should Apple ban racist iPhone app Mariachi Hero?

Apple is used to having its chops busted. How often does Steve Jobs say something snarky, provoking a viral Web response that, in turn, forces the company to act more reasonably. Just a few days ago Apple banned another set of portable applications based on their sexually suggestive material.

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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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