Archive for the 'Digital copyright' Category

Alternative Media in Canada – finally!

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

My chapter in Alternative Media in Canada began as a conversation over beer at the International Communication Association’s annual conference in Montreal in 2008. Many versions and almost four years later, the book is in print! And net neutrality and digital copyright, the subject of my chapter, are still as important as ever. I’m chuffed […]

All up in G20′s grill…

Monday, June 21st, 2010

It has been a ridiculously busy last bit, but I thought I’d try to get a few things down. My research on social justice activists’ experience of and response to cybersurveillance in the lead up to the G20 is proceeding apace – I’m slowly gathering the stories of folks who’ve been followed and intimidated by […]

Outing the corporate mainstream media

Monday, October 27th, 2008

Me ‘n Leslie Regan Shade@the new media panel. Media Democracy Day totally kicked it this weekend at the VPL. The event was a good fit with the library, and the MDD fair – 40+ community groups set up to do community outreach and promote a more accessible media system with less corporate influence – was […]

Media matters in the Canadian election

Sunday, October 12th, 2008

The Campaign for Democratic Media released its report, Net Neutrality: Fact vs. Fiction just in time for the federal election… Net neutrality has not been the hot button issue it really is, and needs to be. The internet remains, for the moment, the most democratic communication medium we have. Not for long, though, if the […]