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Most people don’t realize that prior to the 1970’s, there were no corporate lobbyists on K Street. But since that time, they have built an unprecedented web of power. And you can’t appease people who are trying to keep you disconnected and in the dark. It’s time to actively challenge the corporate influence in Washington and build a movement that insists on real dialogue and debate. And that depends on independent and inclusive journalism.
Alison Rose Levy, Huffington Post
More than 2,000 journalists, activists, educators and artists from across the country gathered at the National Conference for Media Reform in Boston April 8-10 to discuss issues ranging from Net Neutrality and racial diversity to democracy and social justice. Democracy Now! was there.