Submitted by Mera Szendro Bok last modified Wed, 03/24/2010 - 5:19pm
On Saturday, March 27th Occidental College will be hosting the 3rd annual LA Media Reform Conference.
Art will be speaking on "How the Law Empowers Citizen Media Creators: the Fair Use Doctrine and Creative Commons", highlighting how the law can be used by citizen media creators and those concerned with the current state of traditional media. Art will also be a panelist during the "Bridging the Abyss – The San Diego move toward citizen journalism" session. This panel will highlight New Media Rights work with citizen journalists as well as what San Diego News Network, Activist San Diego and Liberty One Radio are doing in San Diego to transform media for the better and put the power back into the people's hands.
Mera will be speaking on how individuals and groups can communicate net neutrality during legislative visits. How to frame your message to a legislator or staff member will be one part of the panel called "Communicating Net Neutrality". Mera will also be speaking on the "Bridging the Abyss Panel" discussing San Diego media reform, it's importance and the different ways our community can engage with this issue.
Also keep an eye out for news of a similar conference in San Diego this fall.
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