In a world where the owners of the network get to decide what speech flows over the network, will it be possible to organize against injustices that the broader society and powers that be find acceptable?
On Tuesday, a federal court struck down the Federal Communications Commission’s Open Internet Order. The ruling means that companies like AT&T and Verizon can censor, block and interfere with Internet traffic and content.
New Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler took part in a standing-room-only town-hall meeting Thursday night in Oakland, where he heard from Bay Area residents about the impact of media policies on their lives.
#Oakland Voices: A Town Hall on Our Right to Communicate is just a few hours away. Tonight Oakland residents will get to speak directly to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler during the first community event of his tenure.
Malkia A. Cyril’s Acceptance Speech for the McGannon Award October 1st , 2013 in Washington, D.C.
When I was a child growing up in Bed-Stuy Brooklyn, at the beginning of what would be a long history of troubled sleep, my mom would sing this song to me as the gun shots and other sounds ricocheted in the background: lay down body/lay down little while/trouble soon be over/lay down little while/just keep on rolling/lay down little while/trouble soon be over/lay down little while.