Nat’l Conf for Media Reform

Send your ideas for the next National Conference for Media Reform. Details below.


Hello friends,
The next National Conference for Media Reform will be April 8-10, 2011 in Boston.
We know everyone in this community has great ideas for better media, so we are excited to let you know that the call for suggestions for the conference is now open. If you have a session, speaker, or topic idea and want to share it, go here to submit a suggestion. (
We want the conference to reflect the broad sweep of media reform — from policy to journalism to social justice to technology and innovation. Your input will help make this our best conference yet. 
More info is below. Feel free to contact me off list if you have questions.
Looking forward to hearing from you! Mary Alice

Program Priorities: We are looking for session proposals on topics related to media reform, media activism and media policy. Sessions should fit into one of our themed tracks for the conference. Descriptions of the tracks can be found here.
  • Policy and Politics
  • Social Justice and Movement Building
  • Journalism and Public Media

  • Media Makers, Culture and the Arts
  • Technology and Innovation
  • Workshops and Trainings

Sessions should be designed to:
  • Energize, motivate and inspire participants to reform the media.
  • Educate on pressing media reform issues and actions to achieve real change.
  • Share models for successful media reform campaigns and actions.
  • Strengthen the skills of activists working for media reform.
  • Examine "who's doing what" in various sectors of media reform, media policy and media activism.
  • Provide opportunities to network, connect with allies, and meet others interested in making media better.
  • Discuss strategies for realizing concrete change in our media system.
More information about the session selection process can be found here and more information about deadlines and timelines can be found here.

Learn More: Frequently Asked Questions and other information can be found here.

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Mary Alice Crim
Outreach Manager
Free Press ::
413.585.1533 ext. 202
reform media. transform democracy.

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