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Happy MLK Day

Martin Luther King was a champion of economic justice and repeatedly spoke about the disparities in American society. In 1967, Dr. King and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) started planning a demonstration that would bring thousands of working poor to the National Mall in Washington D.C. They called it the “Poor People’s Campaign,” and… Read more »


Dear MPC Supporter, We want to say thank-you to all of you who have so generously supported The Media Policy Center this year. We continue to be dedicated to producing media that can facilitate innovative and positive social change. It goes without saying, that we could not do our work to bring our broadcasts to the public… Read more »


CORPORATE GREED. DELIBERATE DECEPTION. AND COLLUSION.   Even secret testing on monkeys! The Media Policy Center announces the premiere of its new film, BACKFIRED: WHEN VW LIED TO AMERICA, that investigates Volkswagen’s premeditated lethal emissions scandal, against the timeline of our nation’s environmental movement.Three years after the largest auto scandal in history was exposed in September 2015, it’s… Read more »

Screening of Backfired: When VW Lied to America at UCLA

  Dale Bell, Co-CEO/President/Founder of The Media & Policy Center, is teaching a class in CRISIS MANAGEMENT at UCLA Saturday June 9th, at 1:15pm. There will be a screening of his new film: Backfired: When VW Lied to America. Preceding the showing of the film will be a brief talk by Dale Bell. After will… Read more »

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Link: Announcing the broadcast of Do No Harm: The Opioid Epidemic, the 3-part series narrated by actor, Ed Harris, on public television.   Do No Harm exposes how this catastrophic man-made public health crisis began. The series features poignant stories from recovering addicts and families with losses; reveals the insights of leading doctors and law… Read more »

Do No Harm Documentary selected for the REEL Recovery Film Festival!

    Just Announced! Do No Harm Documentary selected for the REEL Recovery Film Festival lineup next October in Los Angeles. Watch here for screening info and special guests. Facing Addiction with NCADD, FED Up Rally CCAPP Faces & Voices of Recovery Media Policy Center

Do No Harm: The Opioid Epidemic is now airing on PBS!

Visit Do No Harm: The Opioid Epidemic website to view the current broadcast schedule! For local broadcast information, visit the PBS website and search by zip code. Don’t see your city listed? Call your local PBS station and request that they air the series.    

Watch it now!

We are pleased to announce our global distribution of Do No Harm: The Opioid Epidemic through Journeyman Pictures! Please check out their page where you can stream, download, and get a screening license for the film! Also available on Itunes, Amazon instant video, Vimeo On Demand, Google Play, and Journeyman TV! #opioidepidemic #donoharm  

National Premiere and Benefit Screening for Beit T’Shuvah of “Do No Harm: The Opioid Epidemic” Documentary Film

Join us for the NATIONAL PREMIERE of Do No Harm: The Opioid Epidemic, in Los Angeles on Sunday, March 11 at 10:30 AM at the Laemmle Royal. Presented by Media Policy Center. A benefit screening for Beit T’Shuvah, a recovery center featured in the film. Post-screening discussion includes Rabbi Mark Borovitz,#HarrietNadellRossetto and #HarryWiland. For tickets: Further information: Help us spread… Read more »

Dale Bell visited Hokule’a at her home in Honolulu

    I went to Hawai’I in July 1975 to produce a National Geo Special about a boat that had just been launched. It was to sail, a year later, on a voyage to Tahiti, without technical instruments to guide it, in the manner of Polynesian ancestors. Some said it was a scientific experiment: could… Read more »