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NM Advocates Gathered to Celebrate FCC Prison Phone Victory

Monday, August 12, 2013

ALBUQUERQUE, NM, Aug. 12, 2013: After twelve years of pushing for reform, community organizations won a victory on Aug. 9, when the FCC voted to cap interstate prison phone rates. Media Literacy Project hosted a viewing party in Albuquerque with community advocates to watch the FCC decision live...

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Community organizations invited to discuss future of prison phone reform

Thursday, August 1, 2013

WHAT: Media Literacy Project invites local organizations to view the FCC decision live and speak about prison phone reform. On Aug. 9, the FCC will meet to vote on prison phone rate reform. This vote comes after 10 years of...

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Media Literacy Project announces 2014 Bad-Ad and Counter-Ad Contests

Thursday, July 25, 2013

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Albuquerque, NM, July 25, 2013 - Media Literacy Project is now accepting applications for their Bad-Ad and Counter-Ad Contests for 2014, which requires students in grades 6 to 12 to analyze...

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Media Literacy Project included in anti-sexual violence encyclopedia

Thursday, July 25, 2013

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 18, 2013– Andrea Quijada, executive director of Media Literacy Project, with Leticia Miranda, wrote the entry entitled “Media Literacy” in Sexual Violence and...

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Jason Marks Represented New Mexico at FCC Prison Phone Workshop

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Albuquerque, NM: July 10, 2013—Jason Marks, Albuquerque attorney and former member of the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, spoke at the FCC’s Prison Phone Workshop on July 10, 2013. His trip was funded, in part, by Media Literacy Project, a non-profit organization...

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Jason Marks to speak at FCC Prison Phone Workshop

Monday, July 8, 2013

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Albuquerque, NM: July 8, 2013—Jason Marks, Albuquerque attorney and former member of the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, is heading to D.C. to present...

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Two Arrowhead Students Win Nationwide Contests

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Albuquerque, NM: May 21, 2013—Marshal Stich and Griffin Tschurwald, students from Hartland, Wisconsin’s Arrowhead High School, won first place in two nationwide media literacy competitions sponsored by Media Literacy Project in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The contest had...

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Social Media Provides Outlet for Seized Ugandan Press and Media Activists

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—May 20, 2013, Albuquerque, NM: Since the government shut down printing and broadcasting in Uganda in order for police to raid the offices, social media has played a crucial role for journalists and media activists looking to get the word out. Prossy Kawala, project...

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NM Public Regulations Commissioner testifies before national board in Maryland

Monday, November 19, 2012

After initiating the inmate phone resolution passed by the New Mexico Public Regulations Commission in September and successfully enacting state-level rate caps on prison phone services earlier this month, Jason Marks took his concerns about exorbitant prison phone rates to the National...

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