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Worshipping New Media Gods
Studying the Media
Freeing the Media: The Exception â€¦
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Table of Contents - October 1997
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Worshipping New Media Gods by Norman Solomon
story. Meanwhile, back on the ground, mortals can only imagine what its like to move corporate mountains and build digital highways with the flick of a pen. Were... More / Printer Friendly Version
Creating Institutions by Lydia Sargent
Lydia Sargent I was going to write an impersonal account of institution-building vis-a-vis describing Z Media Institute. Thats why all the ZMI photos in this ... More / Printer Friendly Version
On the Growing Free Media Movement by Greg Ruggiero
Greg Ruggiero & Kate Duncan From July 26 through August 3 more than 3,000 people gathered in Spain for the Zapatista initiated Second Encuentro for Humanity and Aga... More / Printer Friendly Version
The Global Media by David Peterson
David Peterson Edward S. Herman and Robert W. McChesney are two of the most important critics of the global media scene. A Professor Emeritus of Finance at the Wharton ... More / Printer Friendly Version
NewSpeak by Wayne Grytting
the Journal to "Teamster Lords." These Lords won because, "Modern media politics isnt about substance or subtle distinctions. Its about spin and sound ... More / Printer Friendly Version
Writing for the Mainstream by Z Staff
Z Staff Z: Over the years you have written in a lot of venues, ranging from newsletters to national left publications to mainstream periodicals and Time magazine. ... More / Printer Friendly Version
What Makes Mainstream Media Mainstream by Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky Part of the reason why I write about the media is because I am interested in the whole intellectual culture, and the part of it that is easiest to stu... More / Printer Friendly Version
What Makes Alternative Media Alternative? by Michael Albert
Is the Nation an alternative media institution? What about Dollars and Sense or Mother Jones, or, for that matter, Z Magazine? Do these institutions make decisions in an accep... More / Printer Friendly Version
Freeing the Media: The Exception to the Rulers by Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman I wanted to talk about the idea of freeing the media. What happens in covering issues that the consensus defined by Washington and inside the beltway d... More / Printer Friendly Version
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CUBAN 5 - From May 30 to June 5, supporters of the Cuban 5 will gather in Washington DC to raise awareness about the case and to demand a humanitarian solution that will allow the return of these men to their homeland.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com.
BIKES - Bikes Not Bombs is holding its 24th annual Bike- A-Thon and Green Roots Festival in Boston, MA on June 3, with several bike rides, music, exhibitors, and more.
Contact: Bikes Not Bombs, 284 Amory St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130; 617-522-0222; mailbikesnotbombs.org; www.bikesnotbombs.org.
LEFT FORUM - The 2013 Left Forum will be held June 7-9, at Pace University in NYC.
Contact: 365 Fifth Avenue, CUNY Graduate Center, Sociology Dept., New York, NY 10016; http://www.leftforum.org/.
VEGAN FEST - Mad City Vegan Fest will be held in Madison, WI, June 8. The annual event features food, speakers, and exhibitors.
Contact: 122 State Street, Suite 405 B, Madison, WI 53701; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://veganfest.org/.
ADC CONFERENCE - The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) holds its annual conference June 13-16 in Washington, DC, with panel discussions and workshops.
Contact: 1990 M Street, Suite 610, Washington, DC, 20036; 202-244-2990; convention @adc. org http://convention.adc.org/.
CUBA/SOCIALISM - A Cuban-North American Dialog on Socialist Renewal and Global Capitalist Crisis will be held in Havana, Cuba, June 16-30. There will be a 5-day Seminar at the University of Havana, plus visits to a co-op and educational and medical institutions.
Contact: email@example.com; http://www.globaljustice center.org/.
NETROOTS - The 8th Annual Netroots Nation conference will take place June 20-23 in San Jose, CA. The event features panels, trainings, networking, screenings, and keynotes.
Contact: 164 Robles Way, #276, Vallejo, CA 94591; firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.netrootsnation.org/.
MEDIA - The 15th annual Allied Media Conference will be held June 20-23, in Detroit.
Contact: 4126 Third Street, Detroit, MI 48201; http://alliedmedia.org/.
GRASSROOTS - The United We Stand Festival will be hosted by Free & Equal, June 22 in Little Rock, Arkansas. The festival aims to reform the electoral process in the U.S.
LITERACY - The National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) will hold its conference July 12-13 in Los Angeles.
Contact: 10 Laurel Hill Drive, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003; http://namle.net/conference/.
IWW - The North American Work People’s College will take place July 12-16 at Mesaba Co-op Park in northern Minnesota. The event will bring together Wobblies from across the continent to learn skills and build one big union.
PEACESTOCK - On July 13, the 11th Annual Peacestock will take place at Windbeam Farm in Hager City, WI. The event is a mixture of music, speakers, and community for peace. Sponsored by Veterans for Peace.
Contact: Bill Habedank, 1913 Grandview Ave., Red Wing, MN 55066; 651-388-7733; email@example.com; http://www. peacestockvfp.org.
LA RAZA - The annual National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Conference is scheduled for July 18-19 in New Orleans, with workshops, presentations, and panel discussions.
Contact: NCLR Headquarters Office, Raul Yzaguirre Building, 1126 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036; 202-785-1670; www.nclr.org.
ACTIVIST CAMP - Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp will have sessions in July and August in Ben Lomond, CA; Portland, OR; Charlton, MA. YEA Camp is designed for activists 12-17 years old who want to make a difference.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; http://yeacamp.org/.