I'd like to humbly propose the addition of this principle, or
something along the lines of:
We recognize the power of media in shaping our values and worldviews
and practically designing the way we relate to each other. So if we
are to change the face of human society today, we must harness the
power of global media to awaken ourselves to the inevitable reality of
our complete interdependence, and inspire a new sense of connection
between people. All the problems we face today are inherently tied to
the way we relate to each other. When we begin to change the quality
of human relationships, everything else will change in turn: our
economy, our institutions, our families, and our communities.
would gladly discuss the importance of this idea to attaining our goals.
On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 3:52 PM, Christopher Rogy
Great improvements! How about 'disable' or 'dis-enable' instead of 'water
down'? Has anyone shown this to Noam Chomsky? It'd be interesting to hear
his feedback especially since we're listing 'manufacture consent'.
I still think there should be lines attributed to the work of Lance Bennett,
either in the mission or goals. Is anyone familiar with his work on four
information biases in the news media? I think this needs to be part of the
Check out chapter 2 http://www.powells.com/biblio/1-9780321224668-2
You can download it for free at library.nu
On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 3:23 PM, Katie Davison
Attached is the media charter - this has fallen by the way side over the
last week, but think we should keep discussing and get something locked in.
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