Nat’l Conf for Media Reform Online!


This morning we will kick off the first day of the National Conference for Media Reform in Memphis. You’ve heard about the fantastic speakers, the great musical lineup, expert panels, and exciting workshops on media activism, criticism and reform.

Even if you can’t join us in Memphis, you can get in on the action. Visit the National Conference for Media Reform Web site for live updates throughout the weekend. There are any number of ways you can participate online:

  • Watch video streams of the main events, musical performances, keynote speakers, including Bill Moyers, Geena Davis, Danny Glover, Al Green’s Gospel Choir, FCC Commissioners Michael Copps and Johnathan Adelstein, Amy Goodman from Democracy Now!, Congressman Ed Markey and others;
  • Listen to downloadable audio of the hundreds of panels and workshops;
  • Join the conversation! Live blogging and open commenting with the 3,000 media reform activists in attendance;
  • View pictures on the Flickr stream of photographs from the conference;
  • Watch YouTube footage taken by conference participants;
  • Reform the media — Take action on a number of issues that will be discussed at the conference.

It’s never been easier to be a part of the action. Visit the conference action site to post your comments to the FCC about media ownership, call your Senators and Representatives about Net Neutrality, help create an accessible online media resource for non-profits and much more.

Don’t forget to check back every day for updates. Even if you can’t come to Memphis, it will feel like you are there!


Josh Silver
Executive Director
Free Press

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