[Commentary] On November 16, the Federal Communications Commission granted TV licensees the right to provide what it euphemistically called “the next generation TV broadcast standard.” Although this giveaway of spectrum rights (popularly known as
With Net Neutrality on the Chopping Block, Communities Are Taking Matters Into their Own Hands—and Scaring the Hell out of Comcast
[Commentary] Recently, 19 towns across Colorado voted to allow the exploration of creating a local, public alternative to expensive private providers.
[Commentary] The Federal Communications Commission et al have created a series of interconnected proposed rules, regulations and actions.
[Commentary] In every industry we hear horror stories of how the government agencies that are supposed to provide oversight of the companies and protect the public interest have been taken over by the industry.
[Commentary] Things have improved in the last 20-plus years: We’ve gone from 15 million people on the internet when I joined the Clinton Administration to 3.5 billion on the internet today worldwide and, in the U.S., we’re 80 to 85 percent connect
[Commentary] Look at the power of today's social media in the hands both of journalists committed to truth-telling and everyday citizens fighting back against injustice.
On the night of Aug 13, 2014, about half a million people watched online as a militarized police force in in Ferguson, Missouri, squared off with largely peaceful crowds protesting the killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.