By Micha L. Sifry | techPresident | June 1, 2011
We're pleased to announce this year's Personal Democracy Forum Google Fellows. Nine talented and experienced folks made the cut, out of what is always a very competitive pool of applicants. They are:
By Rachel Colyer | Media & Democracy Coallition | April 20, 2011
What do an army of nerd-fighters and Redditor aliens have in common? Their fierce loyalty to the internet, their presence at NCMR, and their success at creating an online advocate base. At NCMR I had the opportunity to meet Andrew Slack fromÂ The Harry Potter AllianceÂ and Eddie Geller from the Open Source Democracy Foundation and RPac, which was founded via reddit.Â
Media Minutes for December 17, 2010Â
Producer: Stevie Converse, Candace Clement, Megan TadyÂ
In a two-day marathon this week, SavetheInternet.com coalition allies and activists hand-delivered 2 million petitions for real Net Neutrality to the Federal Communications Commission. And editorial cartoonists are increasingly being cut from local newspapers, with the public losing yet another important watchdog.
"The game is the game." That's what I told to FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn. But it's not just my love ofÂ The WireÂ that caused Omar's words to come out of my mouth. I was referring to the fact that we all understand the way in which our politics work
When Commissioner Clyburn's office informed me that I'd have a chance to speak with her, I was excited. Here was our group, theÂ Open Source Democracy Foundation (OSDF), not even two months old, and we were going to have a conversation with one of the five people deciding the fate of Net Neutrality.