Blog Coverage of the Conference

Postings from blogs about the media reform conference:

Veteran television journalist Bill Moyers opened the National Conference for Media Reform Friday with praise for’s grassroots campaign to keep the Internet open and fair for all comers. – Save the Internet

[Democracy Now co-host Juan} Gonzalez, who comes across both on the screen and in person as anything but in-your-face, gave an impassioned plea for greater recognition of the fact that media repression didn’t start with the Bush administration. He traced it back to the 1830’s, with particular emphasis on Teddy Roosevelt’s disenchantment with the fourth estate. – Daily Kos

Sitting at the table next to us was none other than actor and progressive activist, Danny Glover. I opted to give him space while he gabbed and ate with his table mates, figuring that I would get another chance to meet him — and potentially interview him — later on at the conference. – Afro-Netizen

The [“Save the Internet”] panel laid out at length how the victory came to pass and what the future holds in the ongoing struggle to preserve a fair and equal internet. The panel included’s Adam Green,’s Matt Stoller, viral community activist Scott Goodstein, and the Save the Internet coalition’s Aslyn White. Dane101 took the opportunity to speak with Save the Internet folks to make sure we can keep the fire hot under Kohl until we know his position. –

It wasn’t on the original schedule of the National Conference for Media Reform, but Dennis Kucinich agreed to hold a press conference tonight. Kucinich ran for president of the United States in 2004. He has indicated that he plans to run again in 2008. – Dangerous Intersection

A new House subcommittee chaired by Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, will turn its oversight to a range of government agencies, particularly the Federal Communications Commission, Kucinich announced here on Friday night. –

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