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Criticizing the FCC's proposal to eliminate current rules limiting ownership of media, Cooper powerfully demonstrates the need for structural limits on media ownership to promote democratic discourse.
A comprehensive resource that explains the increasingly complex and highly technical issue of digital rights management — and why every citizen should care.
A how-to-do-it book for the kind of newswriting that does not just get people aroused, but gets them engaged in the struggle to build a better world. A valuable tool for citizens who want to make a difference.
A brilliant analysis of the ways the media are influenced to shape major social agendas. Herman and Chomsky show that free-market media lead inevitably to narrow reporting.
Herb Schiller's classic scathing critique of corporate attack on public spaces of all kinds.2
In this case, the California Supreme Court ruled that Nike could be sued for false advertising over working conditions in its overseas plants.
Filmmaker, video activist, and media critic Dee Dee Halleck provides tools for anyone interested in using community video for social change, along with a scathing inditement of Big Media and a call to
Questions and answers on the Freedom of Information Act and Privacy Act.
This brochure provides a general description of the federal Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA") and specific guidelines on how to use it effectively.
The ALA's resource link on intellectual freedom, censorship challenges, and the right to read. Includes information on first amendment rights.
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