DIYDMU Podcast 012

Tonight’s podcast gave John Coster and myself some insight into the work of Ulike Kubatta, a documentary film maker who recently joined us at De Montfort University. Ulrike’s friend and DJ, Martina Giesa told us about her love of original R&B music, while J and Toc gave us some insight into the mind of millenials […]

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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

A film clip to remember…

So, I have an upcoming filming project which I am basing around my blog topic Domestic Abuse and Domestic Violence. The concept is inspired by the abuse awareness adverts and public service messages I had previously seen, so I have … Continue reading

A journey to survival

Just a short post today about some research I am doing into the actual organisations that support people going through some of the things in my previous posts. I recently reached out to two local organisations that help to support … Continue reading

When Misbehaviour Becomes Criminal Activity

Anti-social behaviour doesn’t just cover petty crimes and addictions. There are many more offences that fall under the same umbrella such as, vandalism, drug production and supplying, and arson. With crime comes punishment and these aren’t taken lightly. According to … Continue reading

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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I’m not a Celebrity, but get me out of here!

I have focused on many highlighted cases in the public eye and even covered some celebrities, but today I had the chance to meet a real victim of abusive behaviour. She did not wish to be recorded, photographed or named … Continue reading