Forging Links and Building Networks:
Fighting for the Public Airwaves
An Evening with DeeDee Halleck
Sunday April 18, 7:30 pm Guild Theatre PDX FESTIVAL
Who owns the airwaves?
Who owns the municiple rights of way?
Who owns the satellite orbital paths?
An informal discussion about media policy in the age of Bush and the prospects for building and funding authentic independent media
Included will be short segments from :
• Deep Dish TV's new series:
Shocking and Awful: A Grass Roots Response to War in Iraq
•Scenes from the World Summit on Information Society:
Showdown in Geneva. 2003
•The Indymedia Center at the Fourth World
Social Forum in Mumbia India. 2004
DeeDee Halleck is a media activist, the founder of Paper Tiger Television and co-founder of the Deep Dish Satellite Network. She is Professor Emerita , UCSD and the author of Hand Held Visions and co-author of Public Television and the Public Interest.. She received a Guggenheim Fellowship and the George Stoney ACM award. An early film, The Mural on Our Street (1965) was nominated for an Academy Award. In 2001, DeeDee initiated the television version of Democracy Now! the popular radio program.