media activism

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Intersectionality in autonomous journalism practices

Sandra Jeppesen | 2018 | in Journal of Alternative and Community Media, vol. 3, no. 1 Media activists who are women, queer, trans*, Indigenous and/or people of colour are shifting mediascapes through intersectional autonomous journalism practices. This community-based co-research project analyses data from six semi-structured focus group workshops with media

Know your rights for media activists

by Shelagh Pizey-Allen In January 2017, Toronto police officers were captured on video Tasering and kicking a person who was restrained and lying on the ground. One officer threatened to seize the video: “Stop recording or I’m going to seize your phone as evidence and then you’re going to lose your phone.”