Advocacy Groups

Adbusters’ Culture Jammer’s Headquarters
“Designed to be an activist tool, this site allows culture jammers to learn about, and take steps to stop, the marketing pollutants in our mental environment.”

1243 West 7th Ave
Vancouver, BC
V6h 1b7 Canada

American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee
is a civil rights organization committed to defending the rights of people of Arab descent and promoting their rich cultural heritage.

1732 Wisconsin Ave,
Washington, D.C 20007

Anti-Defamation League
To stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all people alike.

Anti-Defamation League
Department: RL
P.O. Box 96226
Washington, DC 20090-6226

Benton’s Communications Policy & Practice Program
seeks to demonstrate the value of the emerging communications environment for solving social problems and strengthening social bonds.

1625 K Street, NW
11th Floor
Washington DC 20006
fax: 202-638-5771

Center for Media Literacy
Non-profit educational organization that provides leadership, public education, professional development and educational resources.

23852 Pacific Coast Highway, #472
Malibu, CA 90265
310-456-0020 (fax)

The Electronic Frontier Foundation
is a non-profit, non-partisan organization working in the public interest to protect fundamental civil liberties, including privacy and freedom of expression, in the arena of computers and the Internet.

454 Shotwell Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
fax: 415-436-9993

FAIR: Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting

National Media watch group. Offers well documented criticism of media bias and censorship since 1986. Works to invigorate the First Amendment by advocating for greater diversity in the press and by scrutinizing media practices that marginalizes public interest, minority and dissenting viewpoints. Meets 1st Tuesday of every month at 7pm @ Midnight Special Bookstore in Santa Monica.

104 W. 27th Street, Suite 10B
New York, NY 10001

GLAAD: Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation
To promote fair and accurate representation of gay people in the media.

5455 Wilshire Blvd, #1500
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Fax: 323-933-2241

Media Action Network for Asian Americans
monitors all facets of the media for Asian American portrayals and subject matter; and if necessary contacts those responsible that are worthy of praise or criticism

P.O. Box 11105
Burbank 91510
213-486-4433 or (888) 90-MANAA

NAACP, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
is the oldest, largest and strongest Civil Rights Organization in the United States. The principal objective of the NAACP is to ensure the political, educational, social and economic
equality of minority group citizens of the United States.

Hollywood Bureau
Los Angeles, CA
Fax: 323-938-5045

The National Urban League
“The mission of the National Urban League is to assist African Americans in the achievement of social and economic equality.”

120 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005

Media Law Resources

Press organizations and societies of reporters have provided professional support and a social network for those in the media for ages, and some of them emphasize legal support and defense of reporter’s rights.