Archive | March, 2006

CIW protest

On Friday’s Radioshow: Immokalee Workers Using Independent Media to Fight for their Rights

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers is on the McDonald’s Truth Tour 2006: The Real Rights Tour! Today they stopped in Champaign-Urbana for the afternoon, making an appearance on the U-C IMC‘s low-power station WRFU and joining a community potluck dinner at the IMC. A couple of folks on the tour were also nice enough to […]

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One little mystery solved

I am very pleased that the mediageek radioshow continues to gain in popularity, at least as reflected by the number of downloads each edition receives. The average is now getting closer to 400 per program. But one of the shows, from Oct. 28 of last year, continues to blow all the other ones away, with […]

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Net Neutrality To Be the FCC’s Responsibility? Or Nobody’s Responsibility?

On Monday Sen. Commerce Comittee Chair Ted Stevens told reporters at a press conference that he’s considering charging the FCC with protecting network neutrality. He was speaking at an event sponsored by CompTel, which represents the smaller telecom companies that compete with the big Bells like Verizon and AT&T. For it’s part, CompTel supports legislating […]

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