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FCC Supports an Open Internet FCC Supports an Open Internet
by Megan Tady
A victory in the fight to protect public, democratic access to the Internet.
Five Ways to Reschool on the Interweb Five Ways to Reschool on the Interweb
by Melia Dicker
Here are five types of online resources to educate you from the comfort of your couch.
Sarah van Gelder on GRITtv Sarah van Gelder on GRITtv
by Sarah van Gelder, Laura Flanders
YES! Magazine's executive editor and co-founder Sarah van Gelder on why we need news and also solutions.
People We Love :: Tom Steinberg People We Love :: Tom Steinberg
Profile of mySociety.org founder Tom Steinberg.
Project Censored 2009
by Kate Sims
Project Censored seeks out the most undercovered stories of the year. In their 2009 edition, they salute YES! as "the standard" for positive stories about change. Here's an excerpt.
WTO Photo Quiz :: 1 WTO Photo Quiz :: 1
by Kevin Sharp
Photographer Kevin Sharp paired his photos of the 1999 event with stills from the new film "Battle in Seattle". You might be surprised by what's real and what's not.
The Battle for Reality The Battle for Reality
by David Solnit
David Solnit was one of the Direct Action Network organizers for the 1999 WTO demonstrations in Seattle. He looks at what really happened in Seattle, what politicians and the mainstream media have done with the story, and what difference the new movie "Battle in Seattle" might make to public thinking about the 1999 demonstrations.
Media We Can Trust Media We Can Trust
The growing number of media outlets, many with a partisan slant, makes the task of finding reliable, unbiased news difficult. NewsTrust is a nonpartisan website that aggregates news articles and rates them based on their journalistic quality.
Carl Pope & Van Jones Carl Pope & Van Jones
by Van Jones, Carl Pope
Carl Pope and Van Jones discuss Environmentalism, New Media, Civil Rights, the Economy
Control Room Control Room
by Jehane Noujaim
View the trailer for Jehane Noujaim's award-winning documentary, Control Room, which examines media coverage of the Iraq War.
Why Positive Journalism Matters Why Positive Journalism Matters
by Sarah van Gelder
Listen to Sarah van Gelder's interview by Chris Vondrasek on KBCS' One World Report: "It is part of our journalistic task—to pay attention to where there is news of successful change."
Signs of Life :: Media
by Jonathan Lawson
FCC Chair Kevin Martin pushes a decision to allow big media companies to hold combined ownership of newspapers, TV and radio
The People Speak Out at FCC Hearing in Seattle The People Speak Out at FCC Hearing in Seattle
by Reclaim the Media
Fran Korten and Sarah van Gelder speak out against consolidation of media ownership at the November 2007 Seattle FCC hearings
Pirates on the Open Airwaves Pirates on the Open Airwaves
by Brooke Jarvis
Low-power transmitters are making local radio accessible to many. Is this pirate radio or is it serving the public interest?
Sarah van Gelder interviewed by Peak Moment     TV Sarah van Gelder interviewed by Peak Moment TV
by Sarah van Gelder
Janaia Donaldson interviews YES! Magazine Executive Editor, Sarah Van Gelder, on healthcare for all, alternatives to prisons, peak oil, living democracy, climate change, working together, and how each of us can begin creating change.
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