Search Results for: Betty Yu

Apr 1 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 1 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 1 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.