Biography: 
Kim Marie Clark is a PhD student at UCSD whose work focuses on Media Justice, a practice-based intervention genre which relies and draws heavily on community media resources, knowledge, and institutions. A community media practitioner for the past 20 years, and communication scholar, Clark’s research, production, and organizing helped catalyze changes to state and federal communication laws surrounding prison telephone charges. A former MNN producer, and recipient of an MNN Community Media Grant, Clark has firsthand knowledge of the history and inner-workings of MNN as well as other PEG/Access entities across New York City and State. Clark has produced radio programming regarding this lawsuit and what is at stake on a broader level, and will moderate the discussion.