(1) Eight different progressive media-and-politics groups (The Institute for America's Future, Media Matters for America, MoveOn, MediaChannel, Free Press, Alternet, Working Assets, and the force of nature that is Robert Greenwald) have joined forces in a new campaign to take on Sinclair which launches today. Worth a look.
(2) More people are talking about PBS, especially vis-a-vis the long-proposed trust; e.g., Jeff Chester. The Chicago conference from last week even got on C-SPAN.
(3) One media activist wrote in to suggest this idea for the campaign regarding WBEZ and Democracy Now: "I've made Democracy Now! the homepage on my computer and every day I quickly email an article from the site to WBEZ (to the email@example.com address) along with a short comment or question. It's fast and easy..."
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