Media Democracy Festival 2019

Tickets for the annual Media Democracy Festival are now on sale! The festival brings together media democracy campaigners, journalists, researchers and citizens to take part in discussions on a range of issues from challenging bias to confronting Islamophobia and from how we can take on the tech platforms to producing a media manifesto for the next election. It has a fantastic range of speakers and workshops throughout the day.

Last year’s lineup included Owen Jones, Dawn Foster and Matt Zarb-Cousin, and this year the festival is growing so that more people can attend. The aim is to build a diverse and powerful movement for Media Democracy in the UK.

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The speakers have been announced for the Media Democracy Festival taking place on 16th March

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@gkhamkar will be speaking on the panel discussing how we can remake local media.

For another view of the need for media reform, with an emphasis on local democratic accountability for media, have a look at Peter North’s blog. It will be interesting to find out if both wings of the debate can find common ground and advocate for reform?

The Media Reform Coalition has launched details of this years The Media Democracy Festival. This festival is billed as “about imagining a media that informs, represents and empowers us and planning how we get there.”

The festival brings together media democracy campaigners, journalists, researchers and citizens to take part in discussions on a range of issues from challenging bias to confronting islamophobia and from how we can take on the tech platforms to producing a media manifesto for the next election. It has a fantastic range of speakers and workshops throughout the day.

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I’ve posted a blog with some thoughts about the Media Democracy Festival I was at last week:

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