Search Results for: Betty Yu

Apr
01
2014

Cable Monopoly’s Gain Is Community Media’s Loss

Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger threatens local voices

Stop the Merger

Critics have rightly argued that if the merger is approved, customers will experience less choice and higher cable bills as a result of increasing media monopolization. What tends to fly under the radar in this debate are further dangers that disproportionately impact underserved communities.

Mar
01
2013

Seizing the Airwaves

Radio by and for the people

CIW_Radio

Today, after years of activism, a new law on low-power FM (LPFM) radio is paving the way for the greatest expansion of FM radio in decades. This is a huge victory for media justice.

Dec
01
2011

Media Justice and the 99 Percent Movement

How net neutrality helped Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street media center (cc photo: Mat McDermott)

The democratization of media-making tools, particularly an open and unfettered Internet, made the Occupy movemnet possible. Right now, though, this open access is under threat.