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Scheer Intelligence: Jason Leopold and the power of FOIA
Editor, Truthdig.com; Author, 'They Know Everything About You'
In this episode of Scheer Intelligence, Robert Scheer sits down with journalist Jason Leopold to discuss how he has used the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) again and again to obtain previously undisclosed government documents.
Closing the Digital Divide
Literacy, equity, informing policy, advancing instructional ap...
While we encourage agencies to make information easier to find, we must ensure that our citizens know that any information that they may need is available, where to find it, and perhaps most important, give them the skills they need to undertake the "search and acquire" process.
Public Channels at Risk in Illinois Cable Law Renewal
Executive director, Chicago Access Network Television
WATCH: A Blast From Sarah Silverman's Past
Connecting With Nature Requires Public Access to the Natural World
President, American Prairie Reserve
People in the United States have a slowly eroding relationship with nature, but we could help reverse this trend with a combination of changes. A prerequisite is easy and abundant access to nature and that opportunity, as a whole, is slipping away in many parts of this country.
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Ramirez Canyon Blues: Yet Another Fight to Preserve Public Access in Malibu
Mayor, City of Beverly Hills
While Gov. Brown rightly recognized the long-term negative impacts of Schwarzenegger's proposed selling off of state assets, his most recent budget proposal proposes to sell off state-owned parkland.
Save the "Street": A Technological Reboot in Order for Public Television?
Entrepreneur. Tech Lawyer. Partner @gamallp. Teaching @UCILaw....
As we move forward with the development of free platforms to create dynamic programming online, an American institution has been left behind: public television.
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The Ultimate Act of Cowardice in the Prop 8 Case
Family Law Specialist, Commentator, Author
In essence, the same people who used the public as a sword in their quest to attack gay rights, are the same people who have now successfully used the court system as a shield from the public eye.
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Art & Activism by Homeless Teen Youth
Founder of NOMADS Magazine, Photographer, Author
The Home Is Where You Make It Project is shining the light on an often overlooked national problem: youth homelessness. By decorating small replicas of homes with various forms of art, homeless youth are getting their message out that they are part of our communities as well.
Dec. 31: By Way of Follow-Up
Jayne Lyn Stahl
Poet, Essayist, Playwright, Screenwriter
LA, as a municipality, is responsible for operating public access channels, and no cable company has the right to shut them down until the City has the opportunity to replace the channels.
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