With big companies exploiting new FCC rule changes to buy up local news stations, the need for community-engaged journalism is more critical than ever. That’s why New Jersey residents are asking lawmakers to support the Civic Info Bill.
Kathy Bradley, Anne Dachowski and Daryl Shute are among the hundreds of people who have posted their Net Neutrality stories online. I spoke with these activists about the ways in which they rely on the open internet.
This morning Net Neutrality activists and advocates greeted about 400 rush-hour commuters in Washington, D.C., with Halloween candy and flyers that debunked FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s many lies about the 2015 rules that safeguard free expression and choice online.
We’re seeing an unprecedented level of political engagement in this cultural moment. In the two months since the Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality, those efforts have crystallized into a decentralized grassroots movement to defend a free and open internet.
The Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality was a mammoth deal. And one thing is clear: No one — except the big broadband providers and their assorted lobbyists and trade groups — likes the Trump FCC’s plan to destroy the internet.