We share Part 2 of our 2015 Best of Generation Justice Series with you. We look back at the media justice victories of 2015 – including the FCC’s vote for both net neutrality and prison phone justice. Also, we celebrate
Generation Justice’s own Luna Olavarria Gallegos reflects upon her experience at the 2013 National Conference for Media Reform in Denver, CO.
At the National Conference for Media Reform, Generation Justice Youth Producer and High School Student, Luna Olavarria Gallegos interviews columnist, author, and media activist, Norman Solomon. In this interview, Solomon explains how media reform seeks to create a free flow of information which is currently blocked due to corporate domination.
At the the 2013 National Conference for Media Reform, Generation Justice Youth Producer Luna Olavarria Gallegos interviewed Sut Jhally, a Professor of Communications at the University of Massachusetts and the Executive Director of the Media Education Foundation. Jhally shares his views on media reform and how it is needed in order for stories from all people to be heard.
At the the 2013 National Conference for Media Reform, Generation Justice Producer Luna Olavarria Gallegos interviewed Steven Renderos, National Organizer of the Center for Media Justice. Renderos talks about how media reform and media justice work towards fair and equal representation of all people within media.
At the National Conference for Media Reform, Generation Justice Producer Luna Olavarria Gallegos inteviews Jeff Cohen, the Founder of Fair and Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR) and the Park Center for Independent Media at Ithaca College. Cohen shares his views on how media reform is necessary in order to have a functional democracy.
At the National Conference for Media Reform, Generation Justice Youth Producer Luna Olavarria Gallegos got the chance to interview Former Federal Communications Commissioner Michael Copps and Todd O’ Boyle, the Program Director for Media and Democracy at Common Cause. Copps and O’Boyle share their views on media reform and how media needs to change in order to address the needs of the people and provide fair information.
In this country, a woman is raped every six minutes, and on this planet, one in three women will be beaten or raped in her lifetime. This means that there are currently one billion women on the planet who will be violated in their lifetime.
This is a war against innocent people: men and women who have had their homes destroyed, mothers and fathers who have watched their children die, and three generations of people who have been robbed, displaced, and are living in refugee camps with some of the worst conditions in the world. This is a war against humanity.