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image What a stupid excuse for arresting reporters 120_scott_olson_getty_images_ferguson_mo_police.jpg original image ( 550x382) - by kos
Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson, rationalizing the coordinated campaign against the media covering the Ferguson unrest: "I'm going to tell you in the midst of chaos, when officers are running around, we're not sure who's a journalist and who's not," Johnson said, according to an audio recording. "Yes, if I see somebody with a $50,000 camera on their shoulder, I'm pretty sure. But some journalists are walking around, and all you have is a cellphone because you're from a small media...
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:20PM
image Donate to Get Copwatch Cameras for Ferguson - more cameras are needed to document police 120_ferguson-wecopwatch.jpg original image ( 594x395) - by WeCopwatch
WeCopwatch has been on the ground in Ferguson for the last week Copwatching and connecting with residents in the Cantfield neighborhood. (the location where Mike Brown was murdered). Donate for cameras for Ferguson residents now: http://www.gofundme.com/Copwatching-in-Ferguson
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 9:38PM
image Do not be fooled by China's propaganda on Tibet and Tibetan people 120_tibet-torture-china-military-2014.jpg original image ( 800x537) - by Yeshe Choesang
Dharamshala: - As Tibetans and peace loving people, we realize that there is a Chinese propaganda waged to capture the hearts and minds of Tibetans. It is now waged using not only their modern weapons, but also their state-run television, radio and other types of media. While we fight using the method of freedom, non-violence, human rights and democracy, China will use any tools to try and win.
Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 11:13PM
video Police in Ferguson to the Media: "We Don't Want You Here" (video/mp4 39.4MB) - by FTP
Police in Ferguson ramp up all out assault on media covering police brutality. St. Louis County Police Department pigs deliberately fired tear gas and rubber bullets at an Al Jazeera news crew. They also began dismantling the Al Jazeera media equipment, that is until they noticed another media team was recording them from across the street, then they jumped back into their armored vehicle and took off. Police then chased off the KSDK news crew filming the attack on the Al Jazeera crew, tel...
Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 6:28PM
image Journalists in Palestine are under attack 120_ilogoi.jpg original image ( 250x192) - by IMC-Palestine
Palestinian reporter, Rami Allaria, arrested and forced to delete his photos under threatening of being shot.
Posted: Thu Jul 31, 2014 5:45AM
image Cascade Media Convergence September 19th-21st, Portland 120_cascade_convergence_flyer.jpg original image ( 1275x1651) - by Cascade Media Convergence
Invitation to be part of the Cascade Media Convergence, a weekend of workshops, networking sessions and for community based media makers and artists taking place September 19th-21st. Events will primarily take place at the University of Oregon, Turnbull Center at 70 NW Couch in Portland's Old Town.
Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 1:37AM
audio Alternative Outlook Radio :: Episode 14 (audio/mpeg 54.9MB) - by James Simmons
Alternative Outlook Radio is a radical news and information radio program & podcast that brings you the latest in arts, activism, intellectual discourse, militant resistance, and beyond! Also, Alternative Outlook Radio is a collective media project, which means we depend on AND want citizen journalists and activists to appear and produce segments for this show on a rolling basis. Please email james@alternativeoutlook.org if interested.
Posted: Sun Jun 22, 2014 1:23PM
image The downward spiral of Chris Hedges 120_chris-hedges.jpg original image ( 333x500) - by Chris Burnett
Has anyone been following the Chris Hedges plagiarism accusations? For what its worth, my reading is that he appears guilty as charged, and now the feeding frenzy of liberal-to-NeoCon-to-corporatists will jump in on the beat down. Now, before you react, I know some of you will be saying, 'who cares, we always kinda knew that guy was an asshole!" Ok, true, but this case is illustrative of how the system attacks it's critics.
Posted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 12:16AM
text 'Granny Power' documentary about the Raging Grannies finished at last - by Tobi Elliott
The feature-length documentary GRANNY POWER, a rollicking feel-good film about the Raging Grannies - hip older women who use song and satire to protest injustice, demonstrate against war, and promote peace - is finally finished. Along with the Montreal Raging Grannies, we are hosting a pre-release screening on June 26th in Montreal, to coincide with the Grannies bi-annual Unconvention. Our Indiegogo campaign to pre-sell the documentary and help us raise the needed funds to release the film th...
Posted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 12:58AM
text Coalition Responds to Idaho’s Motion to Dimiss Ag Gag Lawsuit - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
BOISE — Last week, national nonprofits Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho (ACLU), and Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a response to the state of Idaho’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed earlier this spring in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho. In March 2014, a coalition of organizations dedicated to civil liberties, animal protection, food safety, labor rights, and the enviro...
Posted: Wed May 7, 2014 8:51AM
text Irresonsible RT International Bashing - by Stephen Lendman
Ukraine
Posted: Sat Apr 26, 2014 12:51AM
document Users of leading white supremacist web forum responsible for many deadly hate crimes intelligence_report_154_homicide_world_wide.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Southern Poverty Law Center
Nearly 100 people in the last five years have been murdered by active users of the leading racist website, Stormfront, according to a report released on April 17 by the SPLC’s Intelligence Project (see PDF).
Posted: Sat Apr 19, 2014 11:16AM
image Photographers' Rights At Issue As Arizona Community Rises Up Against Border Patrol Agents 120_border-arivaca.jpg original image ( 500x280) - by Jay Stanley, ACLU
The ACLU of Arizona on April 16 sent a letter (see PDF) to the U.S. Border Patrol demanding that the agency immediately stop interfering with the First Amendment rights of the residents of Arivaca, Arizona, to protest and to photograph government activities that are in plain view on a public street. The dispute is part of a larger developing story in Arivaca that is actually a pretty incredible tale of citizens rising up against governmental abuse and repression in their own community.
Posted: Thu Apr 17, 2014 12:53PM
text Groups Head to Court over Controversial Idaho “Ag Gag” Law - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
BOISE — Today, a coalition of organizations dedicated to civil liberties, animal protection, food safety, labor rights, and the environment, along with journalists, filed a federal lawsuit to overturn Idaho’s newly passed “ag gag” statute, signed into law by Idaho governor C.L. “Butch” Otter on February 28. The lawsuit challenges the constitutionality of Idaho’s ag gag law (Idaho Code sec. 18-7042), and was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho by national n...
Posted: Tue Mar 18, 2014 8:14PM
image Press Advisory Regarding “ Unearthing the Underground Sex Economy” Report 120_535053_580162617528_22700275_31473554_846410713_n.jpg original image ( 156x150) - by maxine doogan
Another media circus is being unleashed by Urban Institute of Washington D.C. on Wednesday March 19th to officially release their report titled “ Unearthing the Underground Sex Economy”. The non partisan economic and social policy research firm clearly states their conclusion on behalf of their government funders: “…law enforcement requires funding to persistently enforce laws.”
Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2014 10:02PM
text US Press Freedom Threatened - by Stephen Lendman
police state
Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:48PM
image In Wake of Protest Over Police Murder, Cops Crack Down on Journalism in Fullerton, CA 120_2491d8073347c94a9f62b97ffb197be8_l.jpg original image ( 600x600) - by Steven Argue
[Photo: Political Prisoner Arrested For Journalism, Patti Beers]
Posted: Sun Jan 19, 2014 8:36AM
image IndyRadio Rocks the World December 5, 2013 120_indyradio-12-05-2013.jpg original image ( 800x100) - by indyradio.nu
Workers burned a sweatshop to the ground, just 25 miles from Dhaka. London police took roundhouse swings at stundent protesters. That was only the opening act.
Posted: Thu Dec 5, 2013 1:48PM
text The story of Riseup.net - by via riseup.net
Riseup has become a force to be reckoned with. We are the largest nonprofit email provider in the world, outside of a university system. We run one of the world's most used TOR nodes. We are frequently cited and sourced as one of the few ethical, autonomous, and secure internet providers.
Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2013 7:20PM
image Sarah Harrison, speaking Truth to Power 120_800-s_harrison2.jpg original image ( 800x400) - by indyradio.nu
On November 6, 2013, Sarah Harrison sent us a letter from exile: "The job of the press is to speak truth to power. And yet for doing our job we are persecuted. I say that these aggressive and illegal tactics to silence us - inventing arbitrary legal interpretations, over-zealous charges and disproportionate sentences - must not be permitted to succeed. I stand in solidarity with all those intimidated and persecuted for bringing the truth to the public... This is our data, our information, ou...
Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2013 8:27AM

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