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Media Democracy Festival roundup

Owen Jones keynote

You can view the Image of full programme from 2019 here.


Faking it, breaking it, and remaking it

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In November 2017, MRC ran a Reclaim the Media National Tour, culminating in a public meeting at Birkbeck. The full Media Democracy Festival was delayed until spring 2018, and has been held in March ever since.


In 2016 we hosted our second Media Democracy Festival at the Clore Management Centre.

Speakers included:

John McDonnell MP, Shadow Chancellor+
Ash Sarkar, Novara Media
Angela Towers, feminist campaigner, researcher and member of No More Page 3
Drew Rose, The Canary
Peter Jukes, author of The Fall of the House of Murdoch
Elizabeth Mizon, The UK Media Fund
Gholam Khiabany, Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications, Goldsmiths
Prof Natalie Fention, Media Reform Coalition
Brian Cathcart, Hacked Off
John Pilger, journalist and filmmaker


Full programme