Fresno Activists Converge for Independent MediaSan Francisco Bay Area 14 Feb 2005 21:48 GMT
About 100 participants from low power FM radio stations, alternative newspapers, newsletters serving the homeless, public access cable TV activists, representatives from Indybay Indymedia, and more networked and learned new skills at the first conference of its kind in Central California. Participants came from Davis, Sacramento, Stockton, Modesto, Merced, Fresno, Visalia, Bakersfield, and as far South as Manhattan Beach in Southern California, talking and organizing around various issues involving independent media. The conference was organized by the Community Alliance newspaper in Fresno, and began with an analysis of corporate media and called for alternative/independent journalism. Report here.