Megan Tady is a blog­ger and video pro­duc­er for Free Press, the nation­al non­prof­it media reform orga­ni­za­tion. She writes a month­ly InThe​se​Times​.com col­umn on media issues. Fol­low her on Twit­ter: @MegTady.

A former reporter with The NewStandard, she has also written for Alternet.org, The American Prospect, Gotham Gazette, Earth Island Journal, and Toward Freedom.

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AT&T Wants to Monopolize Everything
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What You Need to Know About the Assault on NPR and PBS
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Keeping Up With Community Radio
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The End of the Internet as We Know It?
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Haiti News Start-Up Challenges Conventional Reconstruction Wisdom
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Media, Stop Abusing Female Candidates
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Copyright Enragement
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USPS to Struggling Publications: Take a Hike
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When Journalists Are Attacked, We’re All Wounded
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Hate Corporate Radio? Well Speak Up—the FCC Is Listening
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Dear N.J. Gov.: Don’t Gut Your Public Media
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Still Missing: Women in the Media
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The Courts Can’t Take Away Our Internet
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Building Better Media
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Just Say No to Mega-Media Marriages
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Consolidation Station: News ‘Sharing’ Erodes Journalism
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Drowning Out the Noise Machine
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Will ‘Astroturf’ Groups Block Net Neutrality Reform?
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Mr. President, Help Save the News
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The Stupidity of ‘Smart’ Phones
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Capitol Improvement
If nonprofits are supposed to save journalism, why aren't their reporters allowed into congressional press galleries?
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Big Cable’s Internet Rip-Off
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Building A Broadband Bridge that Holds Weight
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Washington Reporters’ Mass Exodus
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Offline Youth Struggle in Online World
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Millions of Americans Still Crawling With Dial-Up
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In South Bend, a Dangerous Media Deal
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The $70 Billion Spectrum Rip-Off
As many viewers struggle with the transition to digital TV, commercial broadcasters can look forward to a massive giveaway
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Wireless to the People
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What’s So ‘Free’ About Philly’s New Wi-Fi Plan?
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Why Is Yazan Sawalha in Prison?
Israel has detained the son of a prominent Palestinian peace activist, and refuses to say why.
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The Military’s Stealth Test
School districts are beginning to keep the results of a dodgy student aptitude test out of the hands of military recruiters
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When Protectors Become Predators
Perhaps the greatest danger to endangered species is the Bush administration
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Biofuels Are No Cure for Climate Change
Don't judge a climate cure by its color. Give it a rub, and you'll find that the term 'biofuels' is actually obscuring an insidious reality
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Justice for Some
Restrictions on federal grants starve the poor of much-needed legal representation.
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Feeding the Hungry is a Crime
City councils are cracking down on charity groups that feed the homeless without a permit
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Who Does U.S. Food Aid Benefit?
Current policies favor giant shipping companies and agribusinesses over the starving populations they are supposed to serve
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Offsets Aren’t Enough
Two environmental groups cave in to Big Coal in Texas.
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Sins of Omission
As the FAA seeks to expand air travel, is it giving concerns about aviation's effects on climate change the attention they deserve?
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A Win in the Water War
Stockton, Calif., residents have stopped one multinational company from taking over their water system, but other localities remain threatened
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The Great Spectrum Giveaway
This October might be the last chance for local community radio stations to receive high-power licenses from the FCC.
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Rocking Out To Our Demise
It'll take more than outdoor concerts to stop global warming
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The Battle for the Air
The EPA will decide today whether to strengthen its smog standards