Community Media

IMAGINING THE (UN)THINKABLE: Community Media Over the Next 5 Years (2007)

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The Media Justice Fund of the Funding Exchange explores the changing landscape in its 2007 journal, Imagining the (UN)Thinkable: Community Media Over the Next Five Years. This collection of essays pushes the boundaries of current research on media policy and provides critical information on the potential power of the internet, radio, and community-access TV to enhance social justice movements. Written from perspectives of people of color, low-income people, women and other marginalized communities, the report offers useful tools and strategies for media justice advocates.

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Tue, 2007-07-24 20:00
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New publication from the The Media Justice Fund of the Funding Exchange

What's Going On in Community Media (Benton Foundation Report 2007)

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Authors: Fred Johnson (UMASS) and Karen Menechelli (Benton Foundation)

This report summarizes the findings of a nationwide scan of effective and emerging community media practices conducted by the Benton Foundation in collaboration with the Community Media and Technology Program of the Univ. of Massachusetts, Boston. The report shines a spotlight on media that go beyond the standard notions of media in the public interest to embrace practices that increase citizen participation in media production, governance, and policy.

Date: 
Tue, 2007-07-24 16:00
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community media (state of)
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