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Ashland City Council proclaims "Independent Media Week"

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

PROCLAMATION

  • 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.
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