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If ordinary citizens could attend a White House press conference, what would they want to know? Submit your questions here for a People's Press Conference.

A new initiative empowers citizens to submit and rank questions for the president to answer.

As corporate giants and venture capitalists race to monetize cyberspace, progressives need to step up and become players in the global media game. Here's how they can do it.

The Yearly Kos Convention revealed a blogosphere whose media critique
is hampered by its political ambitions. Why can't progressives repair
the press, not dismantle it?

Tsunami. Hurricane. Earthquake. War. Poverty. Injustice. It's been a
tough year, but here's a list of extraordinary groups who deserve a
place on your holiday gift list.

It's no secret that Washington has a limited interest in the public
interest these days.

Even as he condemned the 3-to-2 vote of the Federal Communications
Commission to allow media conglomerates to dramatically increase their
control over newspapers and radio and television statio

Blogs

Authors Kevin Cooke and Dan Lehrer accurately foresaw in 1993 the debate over net neutrality we’re having today.

November 19, 2014

The famous blogger needn’t panic. Twitter’s new partnership with the feminist group WAM! is an attempt to fight abuse, not impose ideological censorship. 

November 12, 2014

The president calls for the reclassification of Internet services under telecommunications in the name of an open Internet.

November 10, 2014

The First Amendment is under assault. Americans must preserve “the freedom that allows us to verify the existence of all other freedoms.”

August 18, 2014

The left can only afford to be contemptuous of liberal values when the right isn't in charge. 

April 2, 2014

Finally, Native American voices are being heard by the media in protest of the name “Redskins.”

September 13, 2013

There’s nothing healthy about shaming people for their bodies.

April 25, 2013

Some perspective on the concentration of the press in the power of a few and the dangers of media consolidation.

April 6, 2013

Two movies on the group have already drawn criticism from their subjects.

January 24, 2013

The campaign season earns local television stations enormous sums of money. What should they give back?

August 14, 2012