MTV Rated Excellent, CBS Fails in GLAAD's Fourth Annual Network Responsibility Index

[Source:, July 22, 2010]
The CW Leads Broadcast Networks for First Time; CBS Once Again Receives a “Failing” Rating for Lack of Inclusion of the LGBT Community

Grantcraft Offers New Guide "Working with Government"

[Source:, July 22, 2010]
Are grantmakers pursuing partnerships with government more than in the recent past? Government's resources matched with philanthropy's flexibility with funds can make a persuasive case for ...

Key Legislation Addressing America's Competitiveness and Innovation

[Source: The Benton Foundation]
In the midst of a troubling economic crisis, the 111th Congress will consider a number of bills that attempt to reshape the nation's economy for the digital age. Central to these efforts is the ...

Two New Reports Help You Assess The Impact of Your Media

[Source: Center for Social Media, May 10, 2010]
Throughout the spring, the Center for Social Media (CSM) and The Media Consortium (TMC) drew together dozens of leading public interest media makers, funders and researchers in Chicago, ...

Funding Media for Social Change - a report

[Source: The MediaWorks Initiative, by Nan Ruben, Sharon Maeda]
November 2003

Fact-Checking Verizon's CEO on US Broadband Awesomeness

[Source:, by Nate Anderson, April 16, 2010]
Arstechnica debunks Verizon CEO's myths of US broadband greatness

The Impact of the Internet on Institutions in the Future

[Source: Pew Research Center Publications, by Lee Rainie and Janna Quitney Anderson; March 31, 2010]

The Media Consortium 2010 Meeting Notes + Materials Online

The Media Consortium is pleased to announce that the first half of their annual meeting notes and materials are available online. Thanks to all who participated in the meeting—your thoughts, ...

Book Reviews: Rebuilding Media

[Source:, by Michael Corcoran; March 9, 2010]

SSRC Releases Report on Barriers to Broadband Adoption in Low-Income Communities

[Source: Social Science Research Council, by Dharma Dailey, Amelia Bryne, Alison Powell, Joe Karaganis, Jaewon Chung, March 2, 2010]
Washington, D.C. - The Federal Communications Commission  (FCC) and the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) unveiled the study findings of the SSRC in its report, Broadband Adoption in ...