This Week the Ashland, Oregon city council proclaimed Independent Media week in Ashland. What's there...Rogue IMC, Low-powered FM community radio, SOU media center...etc |
- An informed citizenry is a cornerstone of democracy.
- An informed citizenry depends on unrestrained press, which provides greater access to information, more points of view and greater diversity of thought and fact.
- The trend toward the consolidation of media ownership has resulted in journalistic practices that hinder public awareness by excluding or marginalizing minority and dissenting viewpoints.