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Featuring: 8 articles, 22 videos, 3 audio interviews, 2 photo albums, 3 PDFs, 1 poem, and quoted in a toolkit. Covering the time period from the winter solstice 2012 to the winter solstice 2013. I sent this out in my newsletter (which you can read here, including the intro message). And note, maybe now would […]

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Interviewed here by Craig Fortier for a research project on decolonization and Indigenous solidarity, Greg Macdougall has been active with IPSMO, the Indigenous Peoples Solidarity Movement Ottawa, for the past five years. Prior to that he was already involved in independent media organizing and media-making; he has published an Aboriginal Understanding booklet that includes some […]

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A guide to understanding and using multimedia to build stronger communities through diversity in Canada — from the Multimedia & Multiculturalism Initiative of the United Nations Association in Canada. View/download it at this link (82-page PDF): English: http://mmunac.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/TOOLKIT-mm1.pdf French: http://mmunac.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/TOOLKIT-mm-FRENCH.pdf   From the introduction: This M&M Toolkit is about you. You will discover a wealth […]

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Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy – by Robert W. McChesney (The New Press, 2013; $27.95) Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy discusses how politics and the “capitalist*” economic system of the United States has very much warped the initial vision and potential of a non-commercial democratic […]

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So what do people talk about when they meet for six consecutive weeks to discuss media issues? Such were the circumstances that brought together a group of people for the Interdependent Media course. The class topics were the Theory and Power of Media; Race and Gender in Media; Corporate Media; Alternative Media; and Media-Making. ISSUES […]

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Come and explore the effects media have on your personal, and our collective, mental environment. Plus – how to harness media to change the world! Nov 7 – The Power and Theory of Media How (and why) media can move us. Inspirational, informational, educational, empathetical. Also — understanding how different media forms work and affect […]

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Sat Sept 29th, 2:30-5:15pm at the OPIRG-Carleton office at Carleton University (room 326, Unicentre building) … part of DisOrientation: Cultures of Resistance week (free event, open to all) How can we engage with media in working towards a better world? How can we build ‘our media’ to be stronger and more effective in reaching others […]

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How can alternative media be used to address stereotypes and promote a fuller understanding of the contributions of ethno-cultural communities in Canadian media? The United Nations Association in Canada’s (UNA-Canada) Multimedia & Multiculturalism (M&M) Initiative presented a discussion to explore efforts to create alternative narratives of lives and experiences. Over 80 people attended the event […]

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