Archive for October, 2008

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 […]

Swimming upstream: Media Democracy Day

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Speaking For Ourselves: Media Democracy Day 2008 is a national day of action dedicated to keeping the corporate media honest and making them accountable. The Vancouver event happens next week at the VPL, 12-6pm. My friend and colleague Steve Anderson is the main organizer for MDD Vancouver, and I have been helping out a bit […]

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 […]