We’re facing a crisis at the heart of our media system – in other words with the dominant players across our media environment – on many different levels: of funding, of ethics, of representation and of legitimacy. The crisis is related, in … [Read more...] about Be the media, know the media, change the media
The BBC transmitted an edition of Panorama on 10 July called ‘Is Labour Anti-Semitic?’, presented by John Ware. It contained allegations that senior Labour figures close to Jeremy Corbyn had interfered with the internal investigations process … [Read more...] about BBC Panorama on anti-semitism: a catalogue of reporting failures
If we want peace, justice and sustainability we need land, money and media reform. Land and banking reform are the big ones, but we need media reform first; without it we’ll never have the quality of public discourse needed to bring about wider … [Read more...] about Fed up with ultra concentrated media power? Join Better Media
We produced our first comprehensive report on media ownership in the UK back in 2015 when we argued concentrated ownership was a significant problem for any modern democracy. Four years later, we have produced an updated version that suggests … [Read more...] about New Report: Who Owns the UK Media in 2019?
Branch meeting, Monday 15 Feb, 6.30pm Fifth Floor, Headland House, 308-312 Gray’s Inn Road, WC1X 8DP (Nearest tube: King’s Cross. Sandwiches and light refreshments provided, baby sitting and reasonable travel costs can be covered.) Speakers – … [Read more...] about Hands off FOI – the fight to defend the Freedom of Information Act