The mission of Means TV, as written in our bylaws, is to:
- Create a long-standing, centralized, worker-owned media infrastructure that reflects and empowers the working class
- Create and distribute worker-owned, anti-capitalist entertainment free from advertisers and extractive financing
- Practice economic, cultural, racial, religious, and gender inclusivity in the operations of the Cooperative and the admission of employee-owners to the Cooperative
The Cooperative's business shall be conducted on a cooperative basis for the mutual benefit of the Cooperative's members. The Cooperative adopts and subscribes to the seven International Cooperative Alliance cooperative principles, namely 1. voluntary and open membership; 2. democratic member control; 3. members’ economic participation; 4. autonomy and independence; 5. education, training, and information; 6. cooperation among cooperatives; and 7. concern for community.