#JesuisCharlie

January 7, 2015 The Media Consortium strongly condemns the attack on Charlie Hebdo, an independent magazine based in Paris. Free speech is a human right. The ability to speak freely allows us to name ourselves and tell our own story. It allows us to say who we are—and who we are not. Free speech can hurt—certainly, the brave cartoonists and writers of Charlie Hebdo intended their speech to be its own weapon. We dishonor their memory if we don’t understand that they used speech to fight a proxy war against Islamic fundamentalism. A number of us disagreed with Charlie Hebdo's methods and...

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2015 Annual Conference

2015 Annual Conference February 5-7, 2015 San Francisco, CA The Media Consortium's 2015 Conference will bring together over 250 leaders of independent news. Join us to network with your peers, learn about new business and digital strategies, and find out how your outlet can make more impact in the coming year. All of the conference information can be found on our convenient mobile app at http://tmc2015.org Register : Be sure to use code TMC2015 when you register to get the TMC member special price! Early bird registration ends January 12! Go here to register. Hotel: The conference hotel is...

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