Megan Tady

Megan Tady is Campaign Coordinator for Free Press. Prior to joining Free Press, Megan was a national political reporter for In These Times, The New Standard, and worked extensively as a freelance journalist.

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Wednesday, February 03, 2010
Obama Wants You to Create the Next YouTube
He's said it before , and now he's said it again -- but this time President Obama's unwavering statement in support of Net Neutrality couldn't have come at a better time in the fight for our Internet freedom.
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Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Losing the Internet as We Know It
How much have you already used the Internet today? We don't think twice about how much we rely on the Internet. Imagine not being able to map directions on Google or check the weather online. A business that doesn't have a Web site? Forgettable. Or rather, unsearchable. Remember when we didn't have e-mail? Would you want to go back to those Dark Ages? Me neither. The Internet is in the very fabric of how we communicate, learn, shop, conduct business, organize, innovate and engage. If we lost it, we'd be lost.
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Monday, November 09, 2009
Consolidation Station: News ‘Sharing’ Erodes Journalism
Television broadcasters in the Aloha State have been quietly embarking on an underhanded media merger for more than a year.
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Monday, July 20, 2009
If You Love the Internet, Fight for It
It's official; I've become a geek. I love the Internet, gush over it like it's a newborn baby. In conversations, I relate everything back to the Internet. "Oh, that's great about you, but back to the Internet." If I was eight-years-old, I would probably marry it. What's with my love affair with the Web (should I talk to my therapist about this)?
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Friday, April 24, 2009
Big Cable’s Internet Rip-Off
You'll have to excuse me-I'm a little tired, having stayed up all night watching episodes of Lost online. I've never really cared what's in that hatch, but thought I should stream the videos before they cost me the equivalent of two weeks worth of groceries.
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Monday, April 13, 2009
Wired Less: Disconnected in Urban America
For many Americans living in urban areas, high-speed Internet access remains elusive.
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Saturday, March 07, 2009
Five Days on the Digital Dirt Road
In North Carolina alone, nearly 5 million residents don't have access to high-speed Internet. According to a July 2007 study , 30 percent or more of the state's population in 21 rural counties did not have high-speed Internet connectivity. In many cases, telephone and cable companies have refused to provide service to people living in the remote and rural areas of the state, while some people are simply priced out of buying expensive broadband service.
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