On Sunday night, John Oliver, host of the popular news-comedy show Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, informed the world about Net Neutrality in ways that were both nutritious and hilarious. Yes, funny broccoli.
The open Internet and Net Neutrality have helped fuel #HollaRev and make it possible for this online community to share stories, make connections, and build the power it needs to combat incidents of everyday harassment.
At a five-year-old’s birthday party over the weekend, I chatted with a therapist, a publishing executive and a furniture maker. Everyone wanted to talk about Net Neutrality, the principle that all online content must be treated equally — and the biggest tech issue of the moment.
The Wall Street analyst didn’t stand a chance.
He went up against Free Press’ very own Matt Wood on PBS’ NewsHour in a discussion of the AT&T-DIRECTV merger. Though the analyst claimed the deal would serve customers and promote innovation, Wood had the truth on his side.