Matt Wood was back on Capitol Hill today — this time, in the House of Representatives, where he testified about the sneaky tactics broadcasters use to dodge federal ownership rules and gobble up more stations.
During a bloody three-month period in Ukraine, nearly 200 journalists and press workers were beaten, harassed and intimidated. “We are seeing cases of intimidation, beatings and media censorship every day,” said Dunja Mijatovic.
Lady Gaga will make her South by Southwest debut this March with a Doritos-sponsored performance at Stubbs Bar-B-Q.
As appetizing as that sounds, Free Press has even more delectable offerings for conference-goers to check out.
We’re just a couple of months into 2014 and already women are making serious strides in the media. After all, February marked the first time in human history that NBC allowed a woman to anchor the primetime Olympics coverage without a man by her side.
On Thursday, a coalition of civil rights, media justice and public interest groups released a set of principles that address the danger of corporate and government surveillance of communities of color in the digital age.
There’s a reason your cellphone bill gives you heart palpitations every month: There’s hardly any competition in the U.S. wireless market. And on Wednesday, Free Press Policy Director Matt Wood testified before the Senate and urged it to promote competition and protect consumers.
Comcast’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable would create the most powerful cable company and Internet service provider this country has ever known. What does this mean for you and me? Fewer choices, higher prices and less diversity in our media.
On Sunday, Netflix agreed to pay Comcast an undisclosed amount to ensure that its videos stream smoothly to Comcast customers. But fans of Francis Underwood’s manipulations on House of Cards might want to temper their celebrations.