[Imc-uk-features] Re. Meeting 4.8.4-Pamphlet
anarchobabe at fempages.org
Mon Aug 9 02:42:48 PDT 2004
thought the Undercurrents video "Globalisation and the media" is the most
excellent piece for media students produced so far, and had good
experiences so far showing to media students in Edinburgh and Sunderland
does it really have to be something written? Otherwise a transcript of the
video might also do. (if there are not enough people or ideas or as an
On Fri, 6 Aug 2004 11:20:58 +0100, <euan2000 at onetel.net.uk> wrote:
> Another thing that was talked about at the meeting was producing a
> pamphlet about indymedia aimed towards media students.
> I found an article here http://boards.historychannel.com/threadedout.jsp?
> forum=30046&thread=300020063 by David Edwards of www.medialens.org which
> might be of use?
> "The press is the hired agent of a moneyed system, set up for no other
> reason than to tell lies where the interests are concerned.......The kind
> of corporate press now glorified as a liberal standard-bearer fooled no
> one in the 1940s when it was dismissed by radicals for "carefully
> glossing over the sins of the banking and industrial magnates who really
> control the nation.......Early last century...wealthy capitalists backed
> by advertisers rapidly achieved dominance in the mass media...radical
> press was brushed to the margins...It is no coincidence that just as
> corporations achieved this unprecedented stranglehold, the notion of
> 'professional journalism' appeared...Newspapers dependent on corporate
> advertisers for 75% of their revenues are, after all, unlikely to focus
> too intensively on the destructive impact of these same corporations on
> public health, the Third World and environment"
> ---- Original message ----
>> Date: Wed, 4 Aug 2004 22:03:46 +0100
>> From: andy <ahimsa at onetel.com> Subject: Re: [Imc-london] Indymedia
>> london meeting
>> To: imc-london at lists.indymedia.org
>> On Wednesday 04 August 2004 14:28, resonate at spc.org wrote:
>>> Meeting at the London Action resource centre tonight at
> around 7:30 in
>>> the roof garden.
>>> Talking media centres / print work and alt-ESF. Come
> along and
>>> partcipate, bring energy, ideas and enthusiasm!
>>> imc-london mailing list
>>> imc-london at lists.indymedia.org
>> Thanks for the advance notice on this!!!
>> Next time, could you/whomever provide a bit more lead
> time ... like maybe
>> at least a day?
>> So, what was discussed?
>> imc-london mailing list
>> imc-london at lists.indymedia.org
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