Tag Archives: independent media
“To free the world we have to free Assange. Stay Free.” Edward Snowden
People power, education, persuasion, organization, persistent, action, leads to change.
“President Trump’s speech almost amounted to a declaration of war on Americans, on peaceful Americans who are out right now exercising their First Amendment right to speak out, and here to speak out against the long-standing problem of police violence and racial violence which has beleaguered our nation.”
Journalists in the US are facing an unprecedented crackdown on their work. This crackdown is at its most visible when it intersects with protest.
It’s Time to Nationalize the Internet To counter the FCC’s attack on net neutrality, we need to start treating the Internet like the public good it is. Network cables are plugged in a server room on November 10, 2014 in New York City. U.S. President Barack Obama called on the Federal Communications Commission to implement […]
Journalism and media must be placed in the context of the generalized struggle against US imperialism. Independent media thrives in periods where peoples’ movements are vibrant and strong.
“I confess I really had hopes for some conscience from Trump about America’s wars, but I was wrong — fooled again!”
How many times does independent media have to get it right, before you acknowledge that it’s looking out for you?
Media malpractice has been so sustained and widespread that it’s hard to know where to start.
Founder Julian Assange, who’s reportedly being sought for questioning by US authorities, talks to TED’s Chris Anderson about how the site operates, what it has accomplished — and what drives him.
Evergreene Digest: Hollywood Heroism in the Age of Empire: From “Citizenfour” and “Selma” to “American Sniper”
Moral and political courage is in short supply these days and rarely represented in any form in the Hollywood celluloid universe. Under a regime of neoliberalism, a persistent racism and politics of disposability are matched by a theater of cruelty in which more and more individuals and groups are considered throwaways. The Oscars: a decadent […]
Wheeler: The internet must be fast, fair and open. That is the message I’ve heard from consumers and innovators across this nation.
Eva Bartlett, Human Rights Advocate and Journalist talks about her experiences living in Gaza Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. Rise Up Times is also on Pinterest, Google+ and Tumblr. Find us on Twitter at Rise Up Times (@touchpeace). Published […]
WHAT WORKS FOR THE MEDIA Organizing Notes May 22, 2014 The International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC) has helped develop “Pressing Your Case: Nonviolent Movements and the Media,” an educational video series to explore ways that nonviolent campaigns and movements can better relate to world media. It features four sessions, hosted by internationally known news […]
TRNN Senior Editor Paul Jay says we have to create local TV news that engages millions of people in finding solutions to the critical problems of our time This well-taken point about local media and worth watching. The statistics he cites re how people get their news reinforce the need for net neutrality, as the […]