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The Wavelength: Court to FCC do your freakin job! Plus: how the NewsCorps scandal impacts u.s. media

The Media Consortium | Posted 09.10.2011 | Media
The Media Consortium

Welcome to the final edition of The Wavelength, a bi-weekly roundup of news and analysis focused on media policy. Stay tuned for more reporting on the...

The Wavelength: Attack of the Media Mega-Mergers! Skyprosoft, AT&T-Mobile and more

The Media Consortium | Posted 07.17.2011 | Media
The Media Consortium

Another day, another media mega-merger. The latest? Microsoft is buying Skype, the Internet communications company, for $8.5 billion.

Weekly Mulch: Cost-Cutting at the Environment's Peril

The Media Consortium | Posted 06.15.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger In Washington, the environment is under attack. The cost-cutting deal that the House passed yesterday strip...

Weekly Mulch: Obama Lacks Vision on Energy, Stomach to Defend EPA

The Media Consortium | Posted 06.01.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

President Obama made an energy speech this week that had little new to offer, while on Capitol Hill, Republicans were pushing to relieve the governm...

Weekly Diaspora: AZ Lawmakers Try to Ban Undocumented Children from Public School

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger Arizona lawmakers are considering two bills that would block undocumented immigrants' access to edu...

Weekly Mulch: Can Clean Energy Curb Climate Change? Probably Not.

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger During the State of the Union address earlier this week, President Barack Obama spoke at length about clea...

Weekly Diaspora: Anti-Immigrant Hate Crimes Rise with Hateful Political Speech

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger The federal trial of three Pennsylvania police officers accused of covering up the murder of an und...

Weekly Diaspora: After DREAM Act Defeat, Advocates Fight for Educational Equality

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger The Senate failed to pass the DREAM Act Saturday, as Democrats fell five votes short of the 60 need...

Weekly Diaspora: Modified SB 1070 Goes Into Effect; How Federal Law Paved the Way

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

The passage of SB 1070 made it clear that the federal government had created a monster.

Weekly Diaspora: Evangelicals Unexpected Allies for Immigration Reform

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

With only a week remaining before Arizona's contentious Senate Bill 1070 becomes law, Arizona human and immigrant rights groups have found unlikely allies among the religious community.

Weekly Mulch: Kicking Our Addiction to AC--Why DC Needs to Step Up

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

Weekly Mulch: Kicking Our Addiction to AC--Why DC Needs to Step Upby Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger This summer, Americans are cranking up the...

Weekly Mulch: Citizens Lead Cochabamba Climate Negotiations

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Environmental advocates from around the world gathered in Cochabamba, Bolivia, this week and resolved that, ...

Weekly Mulch: Why the Senate Climate Bill is Doomed

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) and Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT), though down one man, finally released their stab at cl...