Archive | the grassroots

Reclaim the Media Presents Community Media Film Festival

I think this is just a great idea and I wish I could be out in Seattle to attend. It’s a great weekend for community media events. You could start this weekend in Montreal for CKUT’s Redefining Media conference starting Friday (hear more about it on last Friday’s radioshow), then jet over to Seattle to […]

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Oaxaca Documentary Released

In May 2006 the annual teachers’ strike in Oaxaca, Mexico turned into a people’s movement and uprising against the repressive response of the Oaxacan and Mexican governments. As part of that movement, known as APPO, the people took over radio stations, using broadcasting as the most effective tool for communicating with often remote indigenous villages […]

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Paper Tiger Celebrates 25 Years

Paper Tiger TV has been producing thought-provoking and challenging television programming for 25 years. Before the age of the internet, DVD and widespread VCR ownership, much of Paper Tiger’s programming was seen on public access stations around the country, and on satellite TV (not DBS like DirecTV, but old-school BUDs). Collectively organized, Paper Tiger was […]

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