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Call-out for Alternative Media Movement Assembly (Updated with Livestream details!)

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UPDATED 15/08/14

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Join the Alternative Media Movement Assembly on building radical media and activist communication infrastructures, taking place during the Peoples' Social Forum (PSF) national gathering in Ottawa on Algonquin Territory.

WHAT: Alternative Media Movement Assembly

WHEN: Saturday, August 23, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

WHERE: Arts 257 - University of Ottawa (directions)

ALSO: via Livestream (at this link)

AND: Get updates pre- and post-Assembly via the email announcement list

The Alternative Media Movement Assembly will bring together journalists and activists organizing in alternative/grassroots media to create shared, unified, political projects on a broad range of issues around building media and communication infrastructure. The Assembly has been called to address the following themes determined by a survey circulated by organizers (click for details):

Colonization, Oppression and Media:
Rethinking Inclusion and Exclusion in Alternative Media

Liberation and Media:
Rethinking our Organizational Models

Media Justice and Journalism:
Rethinking Reporting and Coverage

Mutual Aid and Alternative Media:
Rethinking Funding and Capacity

You are also invited to present a project pitch -- any problem or issue you have identified, or project you want to propose, for people to discuss further at the Assembly. Email your pitch using this form.

During the Assembly, we will host breakout groups on these themes and pitches so that media activists can connect with one another and begin to better support each other's efforts. The format of the Assembly will be:

1:00 - 1:30 pm Opening & Welcome
1:30 - 2:10 pm Breakout Groups
2:10 - 2:20 pm Break / Check-in with Breakout Groups
2:20 - 3:00 pm Breakout Groups (continue or option to switch groups)
3:00 - 4:00 pm Report Backs (outcomes and plans) & Closing

Have questions or pitches? Email: PSFmediaMA@organizingforjustice.ca. Let us know if you want to participate and can volunteer to translate, take notes, or facilitate a breakout group.






Organizations involved in planning this Assembly include:
rabble.ca; Media Action Research Group; CWA Canada Associate Members; Upping the Anti: A Journal of Theory and Action; Talking Radical; Organizing For Justice; EquitableEducation.ca


Vous êtes invitéEs à participer à l'Assemblée des médias alternatifs portant sur la création d'infrastructures pour les médias radicaux et pour une communication activiste. Elle aura lieu pendant le rassemblement national en territoire algonquin, à Ottawa, lors du Forum social des peuples (FSP).

QUOI: Assemblée des médias alternatifs

QUAND: Samedi, le 23 août de 13h à 16h.

OÙ: ARTS 257 (Pavillon des Arts) – Université d'Ottawa, 70 av. Laurier est, Ottawa (directions)

AUSSI: via livestream (lien ici)

PLUS: Obtenez les mises à jour avant et après l'Assemblée avec la liste des annonces e-mail

L'Assemblée des médias alternatifs a pour but de réunir les journalistes et les militants actifs du milieu des médias alternatifs et communautaires, afin qu'ils puissent lancer, partager et mettre en commun des projets politiques sur les différents enjeux concernant la création d'infrastructures pour les médias et pour la communication. Au cours de cette Assemblée seront traités les thèmes suivants (détails à ce lien), choisis après un sondage effectué par les organisateurs.

Colonisation, oppression et médias :
Repenser l'inclusion et l'exclusion dans les médias alternatifs

Libération et médias :
Repenser nos modèles organisationnels

Le journalisme et la justice dans les médias :
Repenser le reportage et la couverture médiatique

Les médias alternatifs et la réciprocité :
Repenser le financement et les capacités

Vous êtes également invités à présenter une ébauche de projet -- n'importe quel problème ou enjeu que vous avez identifié, des projets que vous aimeriez proposer pour en discuter à l'Assemblée. Envoyez-nous un résumé de vos idées par ce lien.

Pendant l'Assemblée, nous allons accueillir des groupes qui travailleront sur les thèmes cités au-dessus et sur les projets proposés de façon à ce que les journalistes et les militants actifs des médias puissent se rencontrer et mieux soutenir les efforts des uns et des autres. L'horaire des séances sera organisé comme suit:

13h00 - 13h30 Ouverture et mots de bienvenue
13h30 - 14h10 Groupes de discussion
14h10 - 14h20 Pause / Possibilité de s'informer sur les autres groupes de discussion
14h20 - 15h00 Groupes de discussion (continuer avec le même ou changer de groupe)
15h00 - 16h00 Rapports des groupes (résultats et recommandations) et clôture

Avez-vous des questions ou des suggestions? Écrivez-nous au PSFmediaMA@organizingforjustice.ca. Faites-nous savoir si vous souhaitez participer et et si vous pouvez nous aider en traduisant, en prenant des notes ou en animant un groupe de discussion.

Liens :





Organisations participantes :
rabble.ca; Media Action Research Group; CWA Canada Associate Members; Upping the Anti: A Journal of Theory and Action; Talking Radical; Organizing For Justice; EquitableEducation.ca et autres.

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