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A PEOPLE’S MEDIA CO-OPERATIVE

MEDIA : The Bristol Cable is a forming people’s media co-operative; created, owned and produced by local people. As a blend of community action and journalism, together we will provide what the corporate press cannot; accountable, independent, engaging media.

O U R C I T Y, O U R W O R D , O U R M E D I A F R E E W O R K S H O P S T H I S M AY ! All of us have something to say about our city and society. To inspire confidence, interest and lay down journalism skills, we’re hosting a series of free and open media workshops and events this May. Get involved!

A PEOPLE’S MEDIA CO-OPERATIVE

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TIRED OF CORPORATE LOCAL MEDIA? MAKE THE BRISTOL CABLE THE FIRST IN A M O V E M E N T. With real investigations, interactive mapping, a people’s history, roundtable discussions and more, The Bristol Cable is a real and direct alternative to the mainstream press, giving fresh takes on issues important to you, by people just like you! Organise. Create. Exchange.

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SUN.11.MAY / SILAI CENTRE / 2 - 5 pm

S M A R T- P H O N E J O U R N A L I S M TUE.15.MAY / KNOWLE WEST MEDIA CENTRE / 6 - 8 pm

USING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR CITIZEN JOURNALISM THU.17.MAY / MALCOLM X CENTRE / 2 - 5 pm

GETTING THE ‘SCOOP’ ON YOUR LOCAL GOVERNMENT MON.19.MAY / HYDRA BOOKS / 6 - 8 pm

BASICS OF WORDPRESS WED.21.MAY / HYDRA BOOKS / 6 - 8 pm

SPOKEN WORD AS MEDIA FRI.23.MAY / SILAI CENTRE / 7 - 9:30 pm

THE CHALLENGE OF CITIZEN JOURNALISM +SCREENING OF ‘SECRET CITY’ SAT.24.MAY / MALCOLM X CENTRE / 2 -5 pm

REPORTING ON THE POLICE SAT.24.MAY / MALCOLM X CENTRE / 5:30 - 9:30 pm

LOW BUGDET FILM MAKING + SCREENING OF ‘RIOT FROM WRONG’ SUN.25.MAY / BARTON HILL SETTLEMENT / 2 - 4:30 pm

W O R KS HOP S P AC ES A RE LIMITE D - CONTA CT U S T O S IGN UP !

JOURNALISM WITH INTEGRITY

T R AN SP ORT C OS T S A PROBLE M? CO N TA C T US . AL L VENUES ARE WHE E LCHA IR A CCE SSIBLE .

The Guardian, The Independent, The Justice Gap and The Huffington Post. ‘Social media; sourcing and telling stories in fresh and different ways’, with Guardian feature writer and masterclass facilitator Jon Henley.

With Paul Francis, award winning journalist, weekly newspaper reporter of the year in the Regional Press Awards in 2011. He has written for The Guardian, The Sunday Times and Kent Media Group amongst others. ‘Basics of wordpress for citizen journalists’ with Mat, The Bristol Cable’s in-house website developer. ‘Spoken word as media’ with Rebecca Tantony, writer and award winning local spoken word artist and poet. ‘The challenge of citizen journalism: social exclusion and absent voices’ + screening of ‘Secret City’, with Lee Salter, award winning documentary producer and University of Sussex lecturer. ‘From stop and search to Freedom of Information: reporting on the police’, with Glenn McMahon. ‘Low budget film making’ and Q&A with pioneering youth film group, Fully Focused Productions + a screening of thier critically acclaimed documentary ‘Riot from Wrong’. ‘Journalism with integrity: media law and ethics’, with veteran journalist and trade unionist Mike Jempson, Director of Mediawise and senior journalism lecturer at UWE.

SAT.31.MAY / J3 LIBRARY / 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

G O T K IDS ? IF C HILDCA RE IS A N ISSUE P L EAS E C ONTAC T US.

With Glenn McMahon, journalist , workshop facilitator, and contributor to

INTRO TO REPORTING & WRITING NEWS SAT.7.JUN / BARTON HILL SETTLEMENT / 1 - 4 pm

PHONE PHOTOGRAPHY SAT.14.JUN / MALCOLM X CENTRE / 5 - 10 pm

WHERE NEXT FOR THE BRISTOL CABLE?: WORDS & MUSIC

With Ann Luce, facilitator, journalist, and lecturer in Journalism and Communication at Bournemouth Uni. ‘Phone photography for citizen journalists’, with Arvind Howarth, Bristol Cable member and UWE media instructor. Hear from and meet participants and members, enjoy some local acts and discuss where next for The Bristol Cable, a people’s media for our city. Child friendly!

The Bristol Cable: workshops May & June 2014  

The Bristol Cable, a people's media co-operative, hosts free and open media workshops in May & June 2014.