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Health Insurance Information 2001
Volume 20 #1
January / February 2001
What does media
democracy look like?

Five independent media makers and activists provide analysis,
history and proposals
for action.

National Progressive Media: Who's Left?
by Andrea Buffa
...we owe it to ourselves to grapple with the difficult question of whether or not our national progressive media are serving the needs of our movements and helping promote social change.

Historical analysis:
International News
Where is it coming from?

by Franz Schurmann

Global Newspeak on the
Prague Protests

by Danny Schechter

Middle East News Coverage
Dear NPR
by Ali Abunimah

Caught in the Crossfire

by Robert Fisk

Media Slant Coverage of Peace Talks
by Yalda Vahdani

The End Of Black Entertainment Television by Yemi Toure
...White companies are eyeing the growing Black economy, but many can't figure out how to take control of it by themselves. So they hunt for Black fronts to do it for them.
Media Briefs
Pacifica Update
Eileen Sutton
Congress Guts Low-Power FM
More on Media Alliance

Upcoming Events

Stories and media resources to help break the corporate media framing of the housing crisis in the San Francisco Bay Area. You can participate. Post your response to: The Bay Area’s 45 Worst Slumlords, Real Estate Speculators, Gentrification Profiteers and Other Contributors to the Housing Crisis

Health Insurance Information for 2001
Media Alliance offers PacAdvantage medical/dental insurance to its members who qualify as "media professionals
." Informational sessions for current MA members are scheduled January 12- February 12.

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Administrative Director: Tracy Rosenberg
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Media Education: Kirsten Thomas
Program Director: Rebeka Rodriguez
Class Registration: Mario Zapp
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Computer Class Scheduling: Lisa Sousa
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