Big Questions with Bay Area activists at the Media Freedom Summit

John Collins of Weave News Now

On November 7, 20016, John Collins of Weave News Now reported on his experience at the 2016 Media Freedom Summit. At the summit, he co-lead a workshop on “People’s Videography and Citizen Journalism,” and conducted Big Questions interviews with three inspiring activists: Deseriee McSwain, Ana Rivera, and Nadya Tannous. Read the article and see the interviews here:

Big Questions with Bay Area activists at the Media Freedom Summit  –


Nolan Higdon is a professor of English, Communication, and History of the US and Latin America in the San Francisco Bay Area. His academic work focuses on nationalism, propaganda, and critical media literacy education. He sits on the boards of the Media Freedom Foundation, Sacred Heart University's Media Literacy and Digital Culture Graduate Program, the Union for Democratic Communications Steering Committee, and the Northwest Alliance For Alternative Media And Education. Higdon is ta co-founder for the Global Critical Media Literacy Project. He has contributed chapters to Censored 2013-2017 as well as Stephen Lendman’s Ukraine: How the US Drive for Hegemony Risks World War III (2014). He has published articles on media and propaganda including “Disinfo Wars: Alex Jones War on Your Mind (2013),” “Millennial Media Revolution (2014),” and “Justice For Sale (2015).” He has been a guest on national radio and television programs.
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