Women and International Community Media

‘While not always the case, women and young people will find a home for their issues and encouragement of their participation within the community media framework.’ Source: UNESCO What are the Sustainable Development Goals? International Community Media is more inclusive … Continue reading

[TECH 3501] SEED Foundation

Empowering Transgenders in Malaysia Before we begin the discussion about SEED Foundation, I would like to provide a basic introduction about the history of gender diversity in Malaysia as well as the history and struggles of transgender community in Malaysia. … Continue reading

International Community Media Projects – Cultural Survival

Cultural Survival has been defending human rights of indigenous peoples since 1972, their work is nonprofit and they use community media as a way to empower communities of indigenous peoples around the world. Cultural Survival use community radio to encourage … Continue reading

Can Community Media cafés address voice poverty? My Thoughts.

Voice poverty is an issue that is often affects different groups of people. It is where a group may go underrepresented in the ‘mainstream media’ or a particular view isn’t covered as much as others, for example, political views that … Continue reading

The end of TECH2503’s Community Media Café!

The six weeks of running the community media cafés at The Chapel Café in Leicester have been really great. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the time we’ve been given to chat with other people and encourage other people to take time out … Continue reading

My Social Concern – An Update!

As I have already shared in a previous blog post, Week Seven – My Social Concern, I chose recycling and ‘greener living’ as my social concern for the Community Media Café. From weeks 1-5 I have shared tips and information … Continue reading

Anti-social Behaviour in Prague

For the most part, anti-social behaviour is fairly unseen in Prague. For the week I spent there I never noticed an issue with litter, noise, or even drugs. I was very surprised by the latter since upon arrival I quickly … Continue reading

Week Five – A chat with Martin Treanor

Week Five of The Chapel Community Media Café In week five of the Community Media Cafe, we had the pleasure of being joined by Amazon bestselling author, Martin Treanor, where we spoke about all things books, writing, horror and more! … Continue reading