Economic & Social Justice

Our first day in Denver for the National Conference for Media Reform today.  Janet Altman and I got here around 3 pm.  It wasn’t looking good for parking in the heart of downtown for a 31ft RV.  But after a very decent conversation with Michael Eber (who’s employee I found renovating a beautiful old school) and explaining what we’re doing, we got a prime spot at 12th & Bannock for all 3 days.  And we’re parked just over 1/2 mile to the Sheridan.  Doesn’t get any better than that!  So we registered, then met Sarah from who informed us that Rupert Murdock was trying to buy The L.A. Times and Chicago Tribune.  What a joke.  No one really knew about this and I’m sure it’s being kept under wraps on purpose.  My comment was…”Didn’t he get charged in the U.K. with phone tapping?” Yep!   (more…)