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The Carbon Barcode

The following is a podcast with the serial entrepreneur Alberto Saavedra from Los Angeles, California. It took place on 24 February 2020. Alberto has been involved in a number of startups. He refers to himself as a serial entrepreneur in… Continue Reading →

Surviving C21

This blogpost contains a podcast with Julian Cribb. Julian is a distinguished science writer, author and science communicator with more than thirty awards for journalism. He lives in Canberra, Australia. Julian wrote articles for the Guardian and other publications. The… Continue Reading →

Setting the Scene

The following is the first of a four part journal about organising a Community Media Expo at De Montfort University. The Expo will take place at the university’s Mill Studios, where three rooms and a lecture theatre are available. There… Continue Reading →

Reflections

In this short reflexive video I am looking at the Social Media module at De Montfort University, Communication Arts (BA Hons), as a whole, what has been learned so far, what and if new media techniques have been discovered, what… Continue Reading →

The Plastic Tap

Increasingly we hear the slogan, #TurnOffThePlasticTap. However, little is known as to what this actually means and where this proverbial plastic tap is to be found. I therefore went on a journey to find this not so mythical tap that… Continue Reading →

Campaigns

Much has been talked about the problem of plastic pollution. Are there any workable solutions in sight? There is much hype about a new ocean cleanup system invented by Boyan Slat. It is called the Passive Cleanup System. How does… Continue Reading →

Reflection

The following is a reflection on two recent research projects, namely the Hinckley Community Media project and the Leicester Contested Spaces project. The Hinckley research yielded three community media organisations, Fosse107 Radio, Castle Mead Hospital Radio and the Hinckley Times… Continue Reading →

Contested Spaces

Steven Lawrence Research Centre Leicester is a diverse city with a long history of civic engagements, much of it with international dimensions such as the worldwide climate protests inspired by Greta Thunberg or the Clock Tower vigils with Penny Walker… Continue Reading →

Wyoming Community Media

The Wyoming Community Media Project (WCM) has an established website[1] as well as a Facebook[2], YouTube[3] and Twitter[4] presence. The project was established in 1963 and provides community-based media. WCM is also linked to the Boulder[5] (BCM) and Nebraska Community… Continue Reading →

Hinckley Community Media

Hinckley has two radio stations which could be classed as community media, Fosse 107 and Castle Mead Radio. Fosse Radio serves the Hinckley, Nuneaton and Loughborough areas. They have an events diary with events scheduled such as the Earl Shilton… Continue Reading →

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