Mary Alice Crim

Field Director

Mary Alice directs Free Press’ field efforts and participates in ongoing campaign and policy initiatives through organizing and public education activities. She runs a variety of campaigns and manages the News Voices project, which connects community members and journalists to address the crisis in local news. She also develops and runs Free Press events like the National Conference for Media Reform and leads the organization’s member-engagement work. Mary Alice serves on the board of Northampton Community Television and earned bachelor's degrees in media studies and Spanish from Southern Connecticut State University. When she isn’t working she’s likely taking on one of her hobbies: softball, volleyball, playing with her dog, gardening and brewing.


Recent Press Statements

In the News

  • Dismantling Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

    May 18, 2017

    The Federal Communications Commission (voted to start dismantling Obama-era Net Neutrality rules, but internet-rights campaigners are calling for an investigation into fraud allegations before the commission moves forward.

  • FCC Votes to Advance Net Neutrality Repeal

    The Hill
    May 18, 2017

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to roll back Net Neutrality rules took its first step forward on Thursday.

  • FCC Chief Touts Regulatory Rollback in 100 Days Speech

    The Hill
    May 5, 2017

    In a speech Friday to mark his first 100 days in charge of the FCC, Chairman Ajit Pai touted his early actions and vowed to keep slashing rules.

    But he barely touched on his plan to eliminate the agency’s Net Neutrality rules.

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