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A journalistic travesty by Independent Media

The proclaimed exposé about a “dirty tricks campaign” against Independent News Media South Africa (INMSA) was published this week on full pages in the group’s daily newspapers. 1,325 more words


Veracity in Defiance

I have been privileged to help inspire a number of initiatives. During the Occupy movement I wrote and produced a play titled “Occupy My Heart: A Revolutionary Christmas carol.” The play  drew national attention, critical acclaim and helped changed the  media narrative at a critical time. 415 more words

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6 Ways we can Make Democracy Better

Democracy is good, right?

Well, it’s complicated. Because of the tremendous scope for corruption, not all democracy is equally good. It’s a topic that bears much discussion, but for now, here are six ways we can immediately improve our democracy: 1,439 more words


Real News That Matters

Independent Media Tell Us the Truth

In virtually all aspects of life, we are influenced consciously or subconsciously by mainstream media messages. Today, six media giants—Comcast, The Walt Disney Company, Twenty-First Century Fox, Time Warner, Viacom and DirecTV—control the vast majority of what we watch on TV and in movies, listen to on the radio and read in books, newspapers and magazines. 295 more words


NFC East rookie spotlight: Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith

A healthy Jaylon Smith would have been one of the top 10 players selected in 2016 NFL Draft. He suffered a severe knee injury in the last game of his college career. 290 more words

2016 NFL Draft


Back in May 2016, The Australian Federal Government announced budget cuts of $1.4 million from Community Radio. Community Broadcasting Association of Australia has launched a campaign to try and save those funds from being cut and are asking voters to sign a petition. 34 more words