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Comcast Low-income Program Provides Internet Access

By Shawn Dye, a Summer Intern As schools open up across the nation, nearly 2.5 million low-income households with children will now have the opportunity to browse the web at a subsidized cost. As a part of Comcast’s merger with … Continue reading

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My Fellow American: Muslim Americans Are Just Like Us

My Fellow American is a social media and online campaign designed to reinforce the simple truth that Muslim Americans are just that – Americans. The campaign aims to change the way that Muslims are represented in media. Continue reading

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Defend Public Broadcasting!

By Leah Bui, a Winter/Spring 2011 Education Fund intern. Last Tuesday afternoon, I attended a press conference hosted by Free Press, Move On, and CREDO Action that was convened in Upper Senate Park to “Defend, not Defund Public Media.” Public … Continue reading

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Comcast to Add Black and Asian-American Channels

Comcast to add Black and Asian-American channels. Continue reading

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A Twitter that Looks Like America

A new survey on Twitter users by The Pew Internet & American Life Project provides some fresh data on who is using Twitter.  While 5% of all White, non-Hispanic Internet users say they are using Twitter, the percentages for Black, … Continue reading

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How Diverse Are Users of Social Media?

PolicyLink’s Equity Blog highlights some social media demographics and features video interviews (below) from the recent Netroots Nation conference about how bloggers and activists are using social media to reach communities of color. Voices from Netroots Nation 2010 from PolicyLink … Continue reading

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