• Lobbying for the Greater Good

    August 31, 2012

    When Congress takes a break in August and our elected officials jump on planes and trains to escape the stifling swampy humidity in Washington, D.C., organizers like me get pumped. Why? Because we know this is prime time for activists around the country to meet with their elected officials in their district offices to discuss issues that impact their lives.

  • Meeting With Rep. Eshoo's Office Yields Big Rewards

    August 30, 2012
    Traditional media sources tend to frustrate me. The assumption that the audience is a monolithic group with the same background means details are often left out, biases are re-enforced and issues are presented simplistically. That’s one of the many reasons I’ve embraced the Internet.
  • The National Conference for Media Reform Wants You!

    August 9, 2012

    Want to present a session at the next National Conference for Media Reform? We’re already busy planning the conference, which will be held in Denver in April 2013, so now is the time to send us your proposals.

    But before you dive in and start typing something up, take some time to learn more about our conference priorities, selection criteria, themed tracks and submission process.

  • The Conference Is Coming!

    August 6, 2012
    For the past few months I’ve been timeline-ing, goal setting, visioning and Excel charting. You know … the kind of stuff that requires mammoth pieces of flip-chart paper and plenty of colored markers. These are just some of the tools that’ll help me plan the program for the next National Conference for Media Reform, which will be held in Denver on April 5–7, 2013.
  • One Year from Today ...

    April 5, 2012

    Today the countdown begins. In exactly one year, thousands will gather in Denver for the largest and most dynamic gathering of media activists yet. That’s right — we are exactly 365 days away from the 2013 National Conference for Media Reform! We couldn’t be more excited.

  • Save the Date for NCMR 2013!

    January 31, 2012

    Internet censorship. Massive media mergers. Attacks on public and independent media. Not to mention all that slanted, horse race-style election coverage that does nothing to inform or inspire.