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Community media in our society


Community media in our society

BIG (Big Lottery Fund) has awarded £1.89 million to the Media Trust to create a UK network of local community news hubs. Join us to highlight and promote the many community media organisations and projects already going on in UK.

Location: National, not just in London
Members: 20
Latest Activity: Jul 2

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Roundup of responses to BIG award to Media Trust

Started by David Wilcox. Last reply by Jeff Mowatt Jul 24, 2011. 9 Replies

Thanks Cathy for starting this group. Here's a piece I posted over on Socialreporter headlined "Big Lottery funds £1.89 million of…Continue

Tags: mediatrust

Community radio - some info

Started by Cathy Aitchison. Last reply by Mig Jul 21, 2011. 2 Replies

In the UK there is a growing licensed community radio sector - licensed as a separate tier by Ofcom since 2002/3 (separate from commercial radio or the BBC). There are currently …Continue

Tags: community media, community radio

Local TV - DCMS publish responses to Local Media Action Plan Consultation

Started by Cathy Aitchison Jun 5, 2011. 0 Replies

From the Department of Culture, Media & Sport website, 2nd JuneLocal TV plans move forwardLocal TV in the UK came one step closer to being a reality today as Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt said…Continue

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