Veteran television journalist Bill Moyers opened the National Conference for Media Reform Friday with praise for SavetheInternet.com’s grassroots campaign to keep the Internet open and fair for all comers.
“You lit a fire under people to put Washington on Notice,” Moyers told a packed house of more than 3,000 activists:
Net Neutrality, which Moyers dubbed the “Equal Access Provision of the Internet,” became a broad public issue “that once again reminded the powers that be that people want the media to foster democracy not to quench it.”
Moyers highlighted our grassroots and online organizing efforts, saying that Washington hadn’t reckoned with our movement.
It’s Because You Took Action in ’06
“Free Press and SavetheInternet.com orchestrated 800 organizations, a million and a half petitions, countless local events, legions of home-made videos, smart collaboration with allies in industry and a top-shelf communications campaign,” he said. Read more…