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Media Monopoly

Date:
Thursday, August 19, 2004
Time:
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Event Type:
Panel Discussion
Organizer/Author:
Film Arts Foundation
Location Details:
145 Ninth Street (between Mission and Howard)

With upcoming elections, highly controlled coverage of the war in Iraq, new FCC media ownership hearings, and local negotiations with the cable franchise Comcast, this summer is a critical time to educate yourself about what is happening on the media justice and press freedom front. Learn about the growing movement of media activists working for meaningful change. Join Jeff Perlstein, executive director of Media Alliance and co-founder of Indymedia.org, and others to discuss grassroots strategies and local efforts used in the FCC media ownership fight and in negotiations with Comcast. Receive an up-to-the-minute report on these issues and more.

$10/Film Arts Foundation and Media Alliance members; $15/others.
Added to the calendar on Tue, Aug 3, 2004 1:58PM
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