Last week’s announcement from Culture Secretary Matt Hancock, that a 2nd phase of The Leveson Inquiry would not be pursued and that some aspects of potential press regulation would be repealed, may not be a huge surprise but it still marks a disappointing “get-out-of-jail” card for the billionaire elite propagandists who have so much power over the government.
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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.”
https://soundcloud.com/user-656376070/media-democracy-episode-14-money-the-messengers-ellen-brown-on-the-banking-system establishment media do enough to explain banking and the money system? The latest episode of our Media Democracy podvast speaks to Ellen Brown, author and advocate for public banking.
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.