Media Democracy Festival 2019, which is co-organised by The Media Fund and The Media Reform Coalition and will take place on 16 March, has announced the first handful of exciting speakers.
The condemnation of the government’s treatment of the poor by UN Special Rapporteur Philip Alston seems to have been a wake-up call to quite a large section of the corporate / establishment media.
Today, The Media Fund has launched a rewards bundle for new donors! We’ll be giving away loads of Media Fund partner merchandise like this over the coming weeks!
Last week, The Royal Courts of Justice had 2 days of hearings challenging the way the government ditched Part 2 of The Leveson Inquiry, which would have especially focussed on relationships between journalists and the police.
A recent paper from New York and Stanford academics shows that Facebook could be having some success in stemming the spread of “fake news” stories.