SPOTLIGHT: The media justice movement


Were W.E.B. DuBois alive today, he would probably conclude that the digital divide has a color line running through it. Several organizations have been established to bridge this divide, among them the Center for Digital Democracy, the Media Access Project, and Free Press. They are all part of a new activism, called the media justice movement, fighting what they describe as the unbearable whiteness of media reform. The problem of poor people, mostly minorities, failing to benefit from the broadband revolution is real. Would that this serious issue were treated less tendentiously, though. Commentary

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