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"Lick it!" How many licks does it take to quit smoking?

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Following on its success last year, Fierce Pride (an LGBTQ health advocacy organization) will again make the Pride celebration at Expo NM more convenient to all attendees by making Main Street smoke-free. This year, non-smoking parents, grandparents, and children will be able to participate in...

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Students Analyze “Bad Ads” and give them a makeover in this nationwide contest

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The Bad Ad competition was first developed by Media Literacy Project (MLP) in 1998, as a way to promote youth voices in the media justice movement. The Bad Ad competition is open to middle and high school age students and requires that students write a critical analysis of an ad using MLP’s...

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Congressman Ben Ray Lujan pulls his support of the Stop Online Piracy Act

Monday, January 23, 2012

Initially a co-sponsor of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), New Mexico Congressman Ben Ray Lujan announced that he will no longer support the bill earlier today. Just last week, Media Literacy Project participated in a day of action to urge...

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Major websites go dark in order to shed light on Internet freedom

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

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 is endorsing the SOPA...

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Media Literacy Project celebrates AT&T dropping its bid to acquire T-Mobile

Monday, December 19, 2011

Today, AT&T issued a statement that it and T-Mobile parent company, Deutsche Telekom, have agreed to drop their merger bid. AT&T halted its...

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Federal Communications Commission announces hearing on AT&T/T-Mobile merger

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Media Literacy Project applauds the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) for today’s order to hold a hearing on the proposed AT&T/T-Mobile merger. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski ordered the hearing after FCC officials concluded that the proposed transaction would diminish competition and...

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Media Action Grassroots Network National Organizer visits Albuquerque

Thursday, November 17, 2011

 

Media Action Grassroots Network (MAG-Net) National Organizer, Betty Yu, is coming to Albuquerque tomorrow to visit MAG-Net regional...

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Media Literacy Project Applauds Net-Neutrality Vote in Senate

Thursday, November 10, 2011

 

Media Literacy Project endorses today’s Senate’s vote to keep rules that preserve an open internet. Today’s result comes months after the House of Representatives voted to reverse Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules that were designed to prevent Internet service providers...

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Girl Tech Collective Screening Spotlights Reproductive Justice

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

 

Young women of color turn the camera on themselves and their community in the name of reproductive justice. ...

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