Boris Johnson’s niqab comments earlier in the week scarcely merit analysis on the surface issues of clothing, security, theology or feminism (Johnson LOL).
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Activist video collective, Reel News announced a new website. The UK-based platform presents a wide range of videos focussed on the worldwide pushback against oppression and injustice. In their launch statement, Reels News gives some very telling reasons for the move:
If you have a strong or developing platform, and are looking to grow your income and profile, we want to raise cash for you and support you in other ways including advocacy for the exciting and vital growing sector of independent online journalism.
Tom and Dan reflect on the first season of Media Democracy and the Summer of 2017: Corbyn’s electoral breakthrough and a brief moment of media introspection; Snow, Robinson and Harris; everyone waking up to Facebook; the need to connect media policy with a wider programme of democratisation.
“To have a prominent BBC journalist and presenter like Nick Robinson attack the independent media, I don’t think it’s acceptable and I think he owes us an apology.”
How does the financial and monetary system work? One thing’s for sure, you won’t get the answers from the Establishment media, which seems incurably incurious when it comes to the mysteries of money.
Check out our regular podcast hosted by expert media analysis Tom Mills & Dan Hind, with a range of great guests and discussion of the latest goings on in both the establishment press and on the independent scene.