ITEM: Robert Jensen, professor of journalism at the University of Texas, and who has been part of a CMA public education forum in the past, will be in the Chicago area this week for a presentation and a workshop on writing op-eds, and hopefully additional outreach efforts. Read more here.
ITEM: CAN TV is slated to air a presentation on October 22 about the efforts by telecom companies to ram through their equivalent of cable and gut public access television in the process. Efforts to try and do this at the federal level have so far been stymied, but they are now moving their efforts to state legislatures, and Illinois is the next front, with the Illinois Telecommunications Act slated for a rewrite in the forthcoming 2007 general assembly. If you're in Chicago and have cable, I encourage you to watch. Forewarned is forearmed.
Also, the photos of the September 20 presentation with David and Amy Goodman, and featuring both CMA and the North Shore Coalition of Peace and Justice have been uploaded. In the meantime, please enjoy these (somewhat echo-ey) MP3 files of David's speech and Amy's speech.
DISCLAIMER: The opinions expressed on this
website are those of the individual members of Chicago Media
Action who authored them, and not necessarily those of the entire
membership of Chicago Media Action, nor of Chicago Media Action
as an organization.
FAIR USE NOTICE: This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.