We are broken-hearted as we mourn the 9 Black lives taken on Wednesday evening by white vigilante violence at a historically Black church in Charleston, SC. Here at the Center for Media Justice, home of the Media Action Grassroots Network, a cultural action network, we are committed to standing with the Black community of Charleston Read more
Brian Dolinar, of Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center (UCIMC). UCIMC is an member of MAG-Net. In the Midwestern college town where I live, when a dash camera captured footage of a police officer choking a Black youth in the back seat of a squad car, it was not released until leaked to grassroots activists and posted Read more
HannahSassaman, of the Media Mobilizing Project has been appointed as MAG-Net’s representative to the Federal Communications Commission’s Consumer Advisory Committee. The Advisory Committee is responsible for gathering public input and making recommendations to the FCC on how Internet providers should disclose information to consumers. “This committee has very important work before it and is one forum Read more
The Media Action Grassroots Network (MAG-Net) stands in solidarity with the people in Baltimore and feel the deep pain, hurt and anguish that the community is going through. We call for an end to media bias that fuels and justifies the killing of black and brown bodies. Here are statements of solidarity and analysis from Read more
Bigger is not always better. The country’s largest cable companies, Comcast and Time Warner are attempting to merge. The $45 billion consolidation of these two massive companies would only further marginalize the voices of communities of color, lead to higher bills for customers and leave us with fewer options for Internet service.