Over the last decade, media reformers have been waging a series of high-stakes battles against news consolidation, the balkanization of the internet, and the explosion in political ads, and scored signature victories for local media control and freedom of expression.
No matter how distressing it was to watch the federal government grind to a halt this month, it has been encouraging to hear a growing chorus of foundation and nonprofit leaders call for intensive efforts to fix our broken government. Read more
Strategies for Media Reform has created a Media Reform Map for their website, which provides a list of engaged organizations, movements, centers, programs and websites from across the globe. Read more
The Council on Foundations, with a generous grant from the Knight Foundation, convened the Nonprofit Media Working Group following the Federal Communications Commission’s “Information Needs of Communities” report, authored by journalist and then senior advisor to the FCC, Steve Waldman. In that report, Read more