The first presidential debate of 2012 was an exercise in ridiculousness that produced no insight, no plan, no inspiration, no leadership, and no truth.
In its latest assessment, Reporters Without Borders ranked the United States No. 47 for media freedom.
In a moment of increasing corporate control in the music industry, Jared A. Ball analyzes the colonization and control of popular music and posits the homemade hip-hop mixtape as an emancipatory tool for community resistance. Join us when author Jared Ball discusses and signs his book hot off the presses, “I Mix What I Like! A Mixtape Manifesto”.
A string of high-profile blunders and trumped-up stings are endangering a key public and cultural institution.
Has Jim DeMint, the right-wing senator leading the assault on federal domestic spending, finally gone too far? His corporate executive benefactors may soon come to think so.
Before political gamesmanship erases some of our most trusted sources of news and information, we should take a step back and take a serious look at the positive role that public media play around the world.