The first preliminary meeting for a new Urbana-Champaign, IL (maybe all of Central Illinois) Independent Media Center happened yesterday, Sept. 24. Rationales for being and ideas for getting of the ground were discussed, and then, concretely, people signed up to cover portions of the S26 IMF/World Bank protest and education events planned to occur in […]
Archive | September, 2000
Wired News has a nice report on some of the protests going on right now around the National Association of Broadcasters conference in San Francisco. They cover the mock “National Association of Brainwashers” press conference, cosponsored by Fairness and Accuracy in Media (FAIR), and the Media-Access Project.
The Indpendent Media Center reports that a “Philadelphia Police Warrant Accuses IMC’s of Orchestrating Demonstrations.” It’s part of a recently unsealed Police Affidavit used to justify the Philly Police raid on the protestors’ puppet making operating during the RNC last month.
The Melbourne, Australia Independent Media Center is up and operational, providing breaking independent news coverage of the World Economic Forum, now underway.