Who’s coming to the Media Democracy Festival?
We’ve already got loads of great projects and groups signed up to participate, including:
– an aggregator of independent news
– the campaign for a free and accountable press
– “a multi-media platform for those who aren’t accurately represented by the mainstream”
Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom
– for a more accountable, freer and diverse media.
– the world’s first publication dedicated to reporting positive developments, recently transformed into the first a global media co-op.
– a media co-operative – created and owned by people in Bristol who run free events, a multimedia website and a free quarterly print newspaper.
The Centre for Investigative Journalism
– Investigative journalism, critical inquiry, and in-depth reporting and research.
The IMPRESS Project
– for independent self-regulation of the press – and looking set to become the first recognised press regulator under the Royal Charter that came out of the Leveson inquiry
People’s Assembly Against Austerity
– bring together campaigns against cuts and privatisation with trade unionists in a movement for social justice.
– an independent reader supported magazine all about practical solutions for self-reliance.
– who aim for the widest possible distribution of video for social change.
– the local non-profit community newspaper for Hastings & St Leonards on Sea
Radical Film Network
– a network for which those involved in radical film culture to work together and support its development, growth and sustainability.
Shout Out UK
– an independent news network that, via journalism, film and events, aims to show young people that politics has a direct impact on everything you do in life.
Youth Media Agency
– the National home for UK Youth Media: raising the profile of, and supporting, over 300 exciting media platforms.
Through the Cracks
– a news website devoted to coverage of reporting, storytelling and news startups made possible with the use of crowdfunding.
– a UK based magazine, events and documentary producer covering Latin America
London Socialist Film Co-op
– arranges screenings where people can see films and take part in a panel discussion.
Inform My Opinion
– a podcast series on various social, political, economic, environmental subjects and activism (mainly in London), featuring voices of people who are well-informed and those who want to speak.
Let Me Look TV
– broadcasting videos they like or have produced (mostly activism stuff), and helping others broadcast their material too.
Stop the War Coaltion
– Stop the War was founded in September 2001 in the weeks following 9/11, when George W. Bush announced the “war on terror”. Stop the War has since been dedicated to preventing and ending the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and elsewhere.
Goldsmiths Deptartment of Media and Communications
Goldsmiths Student Union
– a platform where people pledge collective acts of art, heart, and civil disobedience to enable a Compassionate Revolution through the collective will of People Power! Their goals: to assert the voices of ordinary people in a functioning democracy; rapidly and peacefully redistribute wealth & power; and focus on the pressing issues of our age.
Pax Vista TV
– “A collective and professional response to the mainstream media, adhering to NUJ guidelines”