Will Body Cams Reduce Mass Incarceration?

This post was written by Brian Dolinar, a member of the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center 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 Read more

FCC appoints MAG-Net member Hannah Sassaman to Consumer Advisory Committee!

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

MAG-Net stands in solidarity with the people in Baltimore

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

Infographic: 3 Reasons to Block the Comcast Time Warner merger

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.  

Tell Your Internet Provider: #DontBlockMyInternet

The countdown for Net Neutrality has begun.  On February 26th, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to vote in strong Net Neutrality rules that will protect all Internet users for generations to come.  Though we are only days away from winning a long and hard fought campaign, we haven’t won yet. At this very moment the Read more