Think-tank analyst Hal Singer is a favorite hired gun of Washington’s phone and cable lobby because he delivers exactly what the industry pays him for. But a close look at his anti-Net Neutrality claims shows a clear failure to analyze data properly.
Today’s society demands the ability to communicate quickly and seamlessly. Lifeline provides many low-income consumers that critical link to communicate with their communities, employers, families and support network.
In the last few weeks at least five anti-Net Neutrality Op-Eds have appeared in newspapers around the country. These pieces strike suspiciously familiar notes — and in some cases use identical language.
There’s often a real distance between journalists and the communities they’re supposed to serve. To make local reporting more viable and vibrant, it needs to consider perspectives from outside the news industry.
One of the best parts about the News Voices: New Jersey project is getting to meet with and listen to our members in the Garden State. And many of those members have told us that their communities aren’t getting close to enough local news coverage.