With the London 2012 Games fading into memory, #media2012 has found another partnership with the citizen media project ‘Whose Olympics?‘ This amazing archive of material collected during the Games, really brings home the power of citizen media to tell alternative stories. We are very proud to have them as a partner as we continue to [...]
This year’s summer edition of the International Olympic Committee’s flagship magazine Olympic Review mentions #media2012 within an article by Dr Beatriz Garcia.
#media2012 was present at the North West’s end of Games bash in Preston, within the We Play expo. this was the final party of the Games and #media2012 reporters were there covering all kinds of content
This month, #media2012 was covered by LabKultur, a cool new European magazine.
This is a Storify Blog. *The name of the blog is the following:* STORIFY: What’s So British About the London 20123 #OpeningCeremony? Its Multiculturalism The HTML is this. Can you test it first?: Things didn’t start too well with the #openingceremony. The #london2012 Opening Ceremony skipped over a lot of important British history and [...]
#media2012 is pleased to announce a partnership with the Freeword Centre in central London, which will act as a base for reporters during the Games. As a drop in venue for #media2012 journalists, you will have a place to upload and chill out, tweet up and take a break from the chaos. While you do [...]
#media2012 was discussed live on the South Korean radio station, TBS eFM’s “This Morning”. The debate involved Andy Miah and focused on the capacity for citizen journalists to change how media reporting at the Games takes place.
Take a look at the West Midland’s contribution to #media2012. Great work.
#media2012 is a national group of citizen journalists, with the task of giving their local community a voice. After recently winning bronze in the Podium Coubertin’s Olympic Vision award and being recognised by the BBC Torch Relay team; #media2012 is looking to create a West Midlands hub to help springboard a group of creative and [...]
The Scotland #media2012 hub has delivered an extraordinary project this week called #CitizenRelay, which has been giving citizen journalism training and reporting opportunities around the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay this week. Led by Jennifer Jones & David McGillivray, funded by Creative Scotland, the project has been all over Scotland tracking the torch and telling [...]
One of the UK’s leading Digital festivals, Future Everything, will be hosting the a pre-Games nationwide meeting for #media2012 from 18-19 May 2012. Prof Andy Miah will also give a lecture during its conference on 17th and we’ll have a massive recruitment drive on Saturday 19th. Come along if you can and register here
#media2012 has been shortlisted for ANOTHER award, the PODIUM Pierre de Coubertin award, the winner of which will be decided on the basis of a public vote. As such, we’re doing a massive campaign to ask everyone who views our pages and likes us to take 5 seconds to click on our 30 second video. [...]
Register here for this free event The Nationwide meeting of the #media2012 network takes place in Manchester/Salford this year from 18-19 May. All coordinators, reporters and newcomers are welcome to attend this free meeting, which takes place within the FutureEverything festival and alongside the London 2012 North West opening event ‘Looping the Loop’, a day [...]
This week, PODIUM announced that #media2012 has won a Bronze medal, as part of their London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games awards. This is a great achievement for a grassroots project funded mainly on good will and trust. The award ceremony will take place on 3 May in London. For more information, click here.
#media2012 covered the launch last week in Preston, with speeches from Debbi Lander, the London 2012 Creative Programmer for the North West, Ruth Mackenzie, the London 2012 Festival Director, and Olympic champion Jonathan Edwards. Here’s our film from the evening