Media Mobilizing Project Statement on Committee Passage of Historic Comcast Franchise Agreement

On Dec. 3rd, City Council’s Public Property Committee, chaired by Councilman Bobby Henon and with the support of all committee members, passed a 15-year Comcast communications franchise with far reaching public benefits for low-income communities, and for all Comcast customers, now and into the future. The franchise then received first reading before the full Council. The statement linked here can be attributed to Hannah Sassaman, Policy Director at Media Mobilizing Project, which coordinates the Corporate Accountability Project (CAP) Comcast campaign.

10 Years of MMP

It’s our birthday! For 10 years, Media Mobilizing Project has made media to build a movement for social & economic justice. We have trained organizers to be media makers and media makers to be organizers. Right now we are leading a fight against media-giant Comcast to win affordable internet for low-income families. We are fighting privatization of our public schools. And we are telling untold stories of everyday heroes fighting back against poverty and injustice.

Announcing Groundwork – A Video Series About the Fight For Justice in the Birthplace of America

Groundwork - Justice in the Birthplace of America

Announcing MMP’s newest and most ambitious film project to date – Groundwork: Justice in the Birthplace of America.  Groundwork is a documentary series that highlights the story of how people change when we stand up for what’s right. Groundwork is about every day people and the nitty-gritty practice of building a movement and becoming a […]

#PopeInPhilly: Comcast-owned NBC Universal Pushes Technicians, Photographers to Strike

Only steps from the wide public thoroughfare where potentially millions of Catholic pilgrims and supporters will pray with Pope Francis this weekend, technicians and camera operators for NBC 10 Philadelphia, owned by the Philadelphia-based Comcast corporation, told the public they were going out on strike, after over a year at the bargaining table. Read more here.