Last month, AMP's Executive Director, Jenny Lee, took part in a delegation of media justice activists to the Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul, Turkey. The delegation was organized by one of AMP’s long-standing supporters, the Media Democracy Fund. We are deeply appreciative of MDF for the opportunity to participate in this global conversation about the future of the Internet. Below, Jenny Lee shares her reflections from the Internet Governance Forum.
In the months since the 16th annual Allied Media Conference, we’ve spent many hours going over feedback from participants, coordinators, and volunteers provided to us through the AMC2014 Reflections Survey and other debrief conversations. This feedback from our network is one of the main tools we use when planning for the evolution of the AMC from year to year.
Allied Media Projects seeks a Communications Manager to join our team. This position is full time and based in Detroit, Michigan. The deadline to apply is November 21 at 8:00 p.m. EST. The ideal start date is January 2.
Allied Media Projects is proud to be the recipient of three awards from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation's Knight Arts Challenge. The Knight Arts grants to AMP will support the launch of an Allied Media Conference music festival, Detroit Future Schools' "Data Murals" project, and the Detroit Digital Stewards' "Detroit Music Box."
Diana J. Nucera, Director of the Detroit Digital Stewards project, will be presenting at the Code For America Summit in San Francisco.