Community Media and a Stronger Sense of Community

There are two articles about community and community media that are worth reading from today’s Guardian. The first is a brief account by Anna Bawden of the role of community media in the UK, and the potential for a not-for-profit focus on the new Small Scale DAB proposals. “Lucinda Guy, chair of the Community Media […]

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Week Four – The Zinthiya Trust and the Community Shop

Week Four of The Chapel Community Media Café In week four of the Community Media Café I was introduced to The Zinthiya Trust and the Community Shop, both projects ran by a group of inspiring people. The Zinthiya Trust is … Continue reading

Week Two, Veganuary and The Green Place!

Week Two of The Chapel Community Media Café In the second week of the community media café, I invited Alan along, who is a regular visitor of The Green Place community café and has been helping out with some of … Continue reading

Deadlines Galore! With a side order of stress.

Today I decided to put the majority of this years Uni deadlines in my diary – like a map of a mine field! I realised that between Uni work, deadlines and my job that… I am not destined to socialise. … Continue reading

TECH1502-18 Lecture Summary 014

This is a short summary of the topics that will be covered in the fourteenth lecture for TECH1502 Introduction to Community Media,

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Christmas Respite And New Years Delight!

Finally we are all back into the beginnings of a healthy routine…. Yeah right! How many people are glad Christmas is over? and we can now focus on trying to gym off the residual extra helping of Turkey & Cranberry … Continue reading

We See You.

So in my last blog post I raised the issue of abuse, and in particular domestic abuse & domestic violence. Suffering in silence seems to be a consistent problem when I’ve looked into this topic. The heart breaking element is … Continue reading

Anti-social Behaviour in Community Media

Anti-social behaviour gets covered  lot more in community media in comparison to mainstream media outlets. This is likely due to the information and stories written and posted about being more relevant at the level. The screenshot below is taken from … Continue reading