Search Results for: Malkia Cyril and Karlos Schmeider

May 1 2009

Media Justice: Out of the Margins

Media policy & the fight for social justice

Most people in the United States don’t interact with Congress or the Federal Communications Commission on a daily basis. Most know little about who owns our media system, or the array of laws and rules that regulate media ownership and public access. What some do know, however, is that accessing these media is harder when you’re poor, a person of color, a woman or queer; it’s harder when you’re living in an isolated rural community or a segregated and policed urban neighborhood. These communities also know that misrepresentation in news and entertainment shapes the contours of their public and private […]