Drone Journalism Raises Legal, Safety, and Ethical Issues

We at Ethical Markets Media  are also concerned with the ethics of drones , since no technology assessments have yet examined their full range of social and environmental impacts.  As an Active Member of the National Press Club,I appreciate their coverage of these issues ~ Hazel Henderson, Editor  Matt Waite, …

Thanks to the Roberts Court, Corporations Have More Constitutional Rights Than Actual People

  Thanks to the Roberts Court, Corporations Have More Constitutional Rights Than Actual People   William Greider – The Nation   The big media talk a lot about stalemate in Congress, but they are missing the real story. While representative democracy is dysfunctional, the Supreme Court has taken over with …

Supreme Court just crippled democracy

Hazel, Moments ago, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. Sadly, alarmingly, infuriatingly — it’s Citizens United all over again. I’ll explain a bit more below, but first I need you to do THREE things: 1. Voice your outrage that the Supreme Court has sold out …

Verizon Shareholder Proposal on Open Internet Supported by Leading Proxy Advisor

  For Immediate Release April 17, 2013 Verizon Shareholder Proposal on Open Internet Issues  Receives Support from Leading Proxy Advisor ISS A shareholder proposal asking Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) to issue a report about the risks confronting the company because of its positions on net neutrality and open Internet …

FOCUS | Sticking It to Citizens United

Reader Supported News | 10 January 12 It’s Live on the HomePage Now: Reader Supported News FOCUS | Sticking It to Citizens United Old Glory after the SCOTUS Citizens United v. FEC decision made corporations super-citizens, and legalized their purchase of political influence. (photo: WatchingFrogsBoil/flickr) Brooke Jarvis, YES! Magazine Jarvis …

FOCUS: Media Blackout on Mayor Bloomberg’s Raid on Zuccotti Park

Reader Supported News | 15 November 11 It’s Live on the HomePage Now: Reader Supported News FOCUS: Media Blackout on Mayor Bloomberg’s Raid on Zuccotti Park Mayor Michael Bloomberg suspends the First Amendment. (photo: Andrew Burton/Reuters) Barbara Morrill, Daily Kos Intro: “When New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg decided to …