Category Archives: NCMR2007

Social Networking and Political Change

“Bubbling Up: MySpace, YouTube, Social Networking and Political Change” was a session about how these and other similar services are making an impact in online activism. Moderated by nonprofit entrepreneur Allison Fine, the panelists included James Rucker, of ColorofChange.org, Dina Kaplan of BlipTV and Joan “McJoan” McCarter of DailyKos. Some of the more interesting points: […]
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Wireless Internet: Community, Municipal, Corporate

Panelists of this session discussed the developments in municipal and Community Internet and the use of the public airwaves for wireless broadband. The session content examined the technologies, politics and policies involved, both locally and nationally, in increasing access to and ownership of affordable, high-speed Internet — particularly among underserved communities. The presentation by Sascha […]
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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 SavetheInternet.com’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 […]
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Day One Wrap-Up: Progressive Communicators Network

At the end of Day One, I attended a terrific reception co-sponsored by the Institute for Public Accuracy, Progressive Communicators Network, Project Think Different, Public News Service, The Praxis Project. The short program during the reception focused on “Powerful Results from the Grassroots.” I was lucky enough to connect with the Progressive Communicators Network (PCN) […]
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Out of Juice

Both my laptop and Blackberry are dying so this will be the last post for today at the media reform conference. I’m here in an online activism session where Scott Goldstein from the Save the Internet coalition and Matt Stoller from MyDD.com are talking about Tron, ninjas, myspace and net neutrality. UPDATE: rikomatic.com has a […]
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