Candace Clement

Campaign Director

Candace directs Free Press’ campaigns to save the free and open internet, curb runaway media consolidation, protect press freedom, and ensure diverse voices are represented in our media. She is the former board president of Girls Rock Campaign Boston. Before joining Free Press, Candace worked with community radio station Valley Free Radio. Candace holds a B.A. in American studies from Smith College, with a concentration in media and culture. Candace loves all things pop culture. Follow her on Twitter @candacejeanne.

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  • Trump Ally Sinclair Moves to Consolidate Media Empire

    Center for Media and Democracy
    September 25, 2017

    Sinclair is controversial for its size — it’s often been compared to the radio conglomerate Clear Channel — its unabashedly right-wing politics (which it pushes in the “must-run” segments it forces all its stations to air) — and its close connections to the Trump White House.

  • Sprint Hired Trump-Connected Lobbyist Amid Deal Talks

    Reuters
    September 25, 2017

    Sprint hired a lobbying firm with close ties to President Donald Trump's administration on Sept. 1, adding to Sprint's stable of federal lobbyists as it nears a deal to merge with wireless rival T-Mobile, according to disclosures filed with Congress this week.

  • Why Big Tech Is Clashing With Internet Freedom Advocates

    Wired
    September 22, 2017

    Everyone seems to have a beef with Big Tech these days. Now we can add internet advocacy groups to the list.

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