Media Matters

May 16, 2010

A new vision for community TV

Catherine Edwards thinks it's time for cable companies to open up their airways to communities to create programming. Edwards is with CACTUS, an advocacy group for public access broadcasting.
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Vancouver Coop Radio

R E D E Y E - Sat. May 15, 9 - noon, Co-op Radio, 102.7fm

9:05 Ali Abunimah, of the website Electronic Intifida, reports back from South Africa on the efforts of popular and government forces to aid the Palestinian struggle for liberation.

9:20 Martha Roberta talks to us about deep cuts by the B.C. government to the most vulnerable people on welfare.

9:40 Costas Panayotakis, a professor of sociology at City University New York, analyzes the real cost of the Greek bailout package.

10:05  We broadcast a new documentary by two Victoria-based independent journalists on the proposed Prosperity Mine in the Nemiah Valley.

10:30 Contact - your opportunity to call in and share your
announcements and thoughts - 604-684-7561

May 9, 2010

How alternative media builds social movements

Michelle Langlois
A Mother's Day reflection about the way alternative media, rabble in particular, not only reports on social movements but helps to build them as well.
May 5, 2010

The myth of Gen Y homogeneity

J. Maureen Henderson
The idea of "Millennials" is a marketing constructs that excludes non-white, non middle-class youth.
May 4, 2010

Whose digital media revolution?

Do we want a media revolution where the same big media and telecom giants re-establish and expand, or do we want a media revolution that provides new opportunities for Canadians?


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