[Imc-uk-features] Call to discuss [was:London and Glasgow: Brown's 'Bombs'?]
phunkee at aktivix.org
Tue Jul 10 07:50:11 PDT 2007
>In the context of the mail i sent, i meant something like how far
>indymedia should go in reporting / analysing / commenting on events
>without primarily basing it on grass roots (diy, whatever)
>'journalism'. How indymedia should react to 'major' events (attacks,
>changes of governments, wars, etc...) without basing the features on
>mainstream points of view (what professional journalists say or not
>say, how the corporate media reacts to events, and so on)
You seem to have glossed over how we can actually investigate some of
these issues ourselves as journalists.
The outcome of which can be radically different from mainstream
journalist accounts of issues and events.
It's also something that imo a lot of us don't even consider doing half
the time, but it's a vital part of good engaging journalism.
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