Legislation Requiring Media Literacy as an Elective in Grades 6-12 Goes Before House Education Committee

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Santa Fe, NM - This morning on Film and Media Day at the Roundhouse the House Education Committee will hear testimony and consider the Media Literacy Bill proposed by Representative Antonio "Moe" Maestas (D-Albuquerque). The proposed legislation, House Bill 233, would require...

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Winter Solstice Marks Dark Day for Net Neutrality

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Albuquerque, New Mexico – Today, the Federal Communications Commission voted on net neutrality rules to regulate broadband Internet that will leave many New Mexican Internet users farther behind in economic and educational opportunities.

Although the FCC adopted some non-...

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New Mexico Organization Launches Verizon Counter Ad

Thursday, October 28, 2010

New Mexico – Not all Latinos are buying Verizon’s “Rule the Air” rhetoric. Today, the Media Literacy Project, with the support of Latinos for Internet Freedom, launched a counter ad to Verizon’s “Prejudice” commercial, the premiere ad for the company’s current “Rule the Air”...

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New Mexico Senator Udall Introduces Bill Shock Legislation to Congress

Monday, September 6, 2010

New Mexico – The Media Literacy Project announces its support for Senator Tom Udall’s “Bill Shock” legislation that would help curb unexpected cell phone charges to consumers.

The Cell Phone Bill Shock Act would require cell phone companies to notify consumers by email or...

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Local Media Organization Joins National Campaign for Internet Freedom

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

New Mexico – Yesterday, the Media Literacy Project joined a new coalition of 40 national and local organizations representing Latino communities. The coalition, “Latinos for Internet Freedom,” jumpstarted their campaign by submitting comments to the Federal Communications...

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