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Virtual Alternative Media Project (VAMP): Media Literacy & Education
A research guide to online alternative media resources.
"Promoting Civic Engagement Through Community Media."
Covers such topics as community issues, censorship, and legal, technical and professional advocacy for cable access, Internet and electronic media.
Dedicated to promoting and supporting media literacy education as a framework for accessing, analyzing, evaluating, creating and participating with media content, CML works to help citizens, especially the young, develop critical thinking and media production skills needed to live fully in the 21st century media culture.
"The First National Grassroots Satellite Network"
National satellite network, linking access producers and programmers, independent video makers, activists, and people who support a progressive television network.
National, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working to reform the media through education, organization and advocacy, promoting diverse and independent media ownership, strong public media, quality journalism and universal access to communications.
Funds, presents, and promotes award-winning documentaries and dramas on public television and cable, innovative new media projects on the Web, and the Emmy Award-winning weekly series Independent Lens on PBS.
"Defending the First Amendment since 1973" Defends the First Amendment right to produce and sell books, movies, magazines, recordings, DVDs, videotapes, and video games, and defends the American public's First Amendment right to have access to the broadest possible range of opinion and entertainment.
"Challenging racism, sexism, and violence in media." Challenge abusive stereotypes and other biased information commonly found in the media through education and action. Endorses media literacy as part of standard curriculum in the K-12 educational system.
"The news that didn't make the news."
Educates students and the public about the importance of a truly free press for democratic self-government. Exposes and opposes news censorship and promotes independent investigative journalism, media literacy, and critical thinking.
Envisions a world ethic that honors the human spirit and the right of individuals to freedom of thought and creativity; advances movements for human rights, peace, justice, enlightenment, and freedom from oppression; and celebrates the contributions of the world's diverse cultures.