On November 16, New Mexico Media Literacy Project, The Center for Media Justice and Free Press hosted the Future of the Internet Public Hearing at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, N.M. Speakers at the hearing shared their insights on the Internet's future. The community was also given time to ask questions on what lies ahead. KUNM Youth Radio Project's George Luna-Peña interviews Albuquerque City Councilor Rey Garduño. City Councilor Garduño shares his thoughts on net neutrality and discusses the importance of the internet for him and his constituents.
On Tuesday, November 16, 2010, I was invited to join the KUNM Youth Radio Project at the Future of the Internet Town Hall in Albuquerque, NM. The Future of the Future of the Internet Town Hall was sponsored by the Media Literacy Project, Center of Media justice, and Free Press, and was hosted by the National Hispanic Cultural Center. The town hall was formed to create a platform for people to have the opportunity to speak about the future of Internet freedom. At the town hall was FCC Commissioner Michael Copps, who was there to hear people’s thoughts on Internet freedom.
KUNM Youth Radio Project's Iemanja Lambert spoke with Dr. Carlos Vásquez, History and Literary Arts Director at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Dr. Vásquez tells us why the 10 year celebration is an important mark, and what his hopes are for the future of the NHCC.
Dia de los Muertos is the Spanish translation of day of the dead. It originated in Mexico and is now more widely known across other countries. In celebration of the holiday, people remember and celebrate loved ones that have passed away. When I first got to the celebration I started watching the parade, which was filled with excitement and joy among the schools, organizations, and people participating in the parade.
KUNM Youth Radio Project's Carson Lafferty interviews FCC Commissioner Copps. Commissioner Copps expresses his concerns for Internet access in America and speaks on what would happen if corporations controlled the Internet completely.