Media Response Unit / Better Media Fund meeting
Meeting of media people (Jenny, Ishmael, Pat, Josef, Heikoo, Phoenix, Richard)
1. Media Response Unit (Pat Byrne) - aim to collate radical media. Mobilising the liberal media. Expanding into creating the TV, radio etc Challenge the bias, extend and enhance the alternative voices.
Josef on Media Reform Coalitionmanifesto before last election - quite moderate no owner should have more than 15% of each part of the media - you have to start somewhere.
Richard Barbrook - author of "The Californian Ideology" professor of politics at Westminster - "Cyber-Salon". Digital Liberties Project - input on:
The 8 points of the Digital Democracy Manifesto of Labour leadership.
Groups to work with / network with? (Phoenix)
World Transform at Labou rParty Conference - 3 media workshops inc Red Pepper / Novara and the Morning Star.
1000 club (Heikoo) - each with a 1000 people following - (Phoenix) - always gets 20 key networkers on it
"Donate your account", similar to Thunderclap - not functioning any more, but the code is on github
"A media fit for Britain" (Josef) - idea of machine for MSM corrections to amplify them everywhere
Better Media Fund (Josef)
Phoenix suggested livestreaming of every meeting
Richard suggested the beginning of every meeting should have a call out for EVERYONE to Snapchat / Instagram / facebook / youtube / twitter something about the meeting before they leave. And have a pause for this to be done!
(Heikoo) as a Resonance radio show, which can be used.
Suggests using Meetup, Nation builder
Provide people with the ammunition - 7 things: tweet, link etc
Make it easy (Phoenix)
"Don't go home at the end of the demo" (Nuit Debout)
Positive News is a cooperative.
Better Media Fund - Real Media already doing a 10 city tour in the autumn (dates already available).
Next meeting: Thursday 29th September 2016 1pm