• Spyfall

    June 11, 2013

    Late last week the Guardian released a story detailing how the National Security Administration (NSA) has been collecting the phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily.

  • Why I Left Instagram

    December 19, 2012
    Last April I wrote a blog about Facebook’s purchase of Instagram. In the blog I discussed how I left Facebook in 2010, and how I joined Instagram shortly thereafter, and how I now wondered about being pulled back into the FB empire.
  • AT&T to Louisiana: No More Phone Books for You

    May 11, 2012

    Recently AT&T requested that the Louisiana Public Service Commission stop the delivery of residential white pages to every home. Highlighting the growth of cellphones and the Internet, the company told the commission that “the traditional residential white page telephone directory no longer provides the same utility it once did as customers are now turning less and less to the residential white pages directory and are looking to online and other resources for listing information.”

  • Racial Hierarchy + Minnesota Book Tour + Trayvon Martin

    April 5, 2012

    Earlier this week, the Center for Media Justice and Free Press, together with the Main Street Project, Waite House and the Headwaters Foundation for Justice, welcomed author Joseph Torres to the Twin Cities to promote his book News for All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media, co-written with Juan González.

    The senior external affairs director for Free Press, Joseph spoke to college classes at the University of Minnesota and Minneapolis Community and Technical College and also addressed gatherings of Minnesota Digital Justice Coalition members and community leaders. In just over 48 hours, Joseph’s visit reached over 200 people in St. Paul and Minneapolis.

  • Yes We Won’t?

    May 4, 2010

    Co-authored by Amalia Deloney and Steven Renderos.

  • Grassroots Groups Plan National Day of Action for Affordable, Open Internet

    February 12, 2010

    If our lawmakers don’t already know, they’re going to hear it loud and clear on Monday: organizations working with people of color, poor communities and other marginalized groups, are raising their voices for rules that will defend an open Internet--to ensure the Internet remains a level playing field--where every voice and idea has a chance.