By Mitzi Waltz
This learn of different and activist media offers an creation to substitute media theories, audiences and practices. It brings different voices and ideas from open air the economic media global to the fore, enriching and hard mass media. Illustrated with historic and present examples, from either a united kingdom and foreign point of view, it is also conscientiously built workouts and dialogue issues in keeping with case experiences and on hand texts.Topics comprise where of other media in a mass-media international; a historical past of different and activist media; media participation and intake by way of marginalised audiences; using pirate and neighborhood radio, video and tv via group and minority teams; fanzines and different small publishing ventures by means of members; using replacement media for explorations in layout; the blurring of obstacles among replacement and mass media; and new know-how and its probabilities for substitute media.Features:* a different research of different and activism-oriented media designed for college students of media experiences, print and broadcast journalism, cultural reviews, media sociology and similar disciplines* comprises wide notes and web assets* comprises routines and extra assets, akin to urged extra interpreting or film/video/digital media for dialogue, in every one bankruptcy.
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Media Day Group JMK (2003) Media Day project site. html (accessed 9 November 2004). 3 Unheard voices, unseen images If the mass media address atomised audiences, or see their audiences as ‘products’ to be sold to advertisers, many alternative media attempt to bring people together. These productions are often (but not always) created by and for groups marginalised by ‘race’, gender, sexuality, disability, or beliefs. Whether it’s about grassroots efforts at media creation by these groups, or attempts to create alternative media that service their own needs, this is one area where media access can be a crucial component of community inclusion, self-advocacy, and empowerment.
2. Media created by prisoners. html Journal of Prisoners on Prison (various issues). Published annually. htm Matthews, T. (2001) ‘Editor in prison: Paul Wright talks about running a paper in prison’, Washington Free Press, 49 (January/ February). org 3. Media access for prisoners/prisoners as media sources. org Kirby, K. (1999) ‘Opening closed doors’, Communicator, December. html (accessed 22 November 2004). Sacramento, CA: Fight the Death Penalty (1997) ‘Prisoners punish inmates because of “negative” news’.
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Alternative and Activist Media by Mitzi Waltz