University of The West of Scotland (UWS) is taking part in an innovative UK- wide project as part of the London 2012 Festival celebrating the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. ‘A Hansel of Film – Shetland to Southampton and Back’ is a relay of screenings of short films made by the public in each [...]
http://disability-sport.posterous.com/ The contributions to this blog are made by young people who are citizen journalists reporting on events leading up to and during the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games as part of a Young People and Citizen Journalism Project (YPCJ). The young people contributing to this blog are students from the city of Bristolcollege who [...]
http://weymouth2012.posterous.com/ Young people have been reporting on what’s happening in the south west … The contributions to this blog are made by young people fromWeymouth College who are citizen journalists reporting on events leading up to and during the 2012 Olympic Games. On 23rd-24th July Weymouth hosted their Olympic Open weekend as part of the build [...]
This week, Periodismo Ciudadano features an article about #media2012 written by MediaTrust’s Adam Perry. It has received extensive coverage on Twitter and reinforces the international outlook for the project.
On 23rd February, the DCMS and the London 2012 HE & FE Unit PODIUM host their 2012 Conference, at which Andy Miah & Beatriz Garcia from the #media2012 network will give talks. Prof Miah will discuss what has been achieved by #media2012 in its short life and what will happen after. The event takes place [...]
On the 8th February, #media2012 will be the guest of PODIUM, the London 2012 Further and Higher Education Unit, at its annual olympic and paralympic conference, represented by five students from different universities across the UK. Working as a citizen media team, the event brings together students from the subjects of journalism, art, and creative industries in [...]
Article by Adam Levitt originally published here A professor from the University of the West of Scotland plans to create a network of citizen-led media hubs across the UK to cover London’s Olympic games in 2012. Andy Miah, who teaches at the university’s School of Creative & Cultural Industries, aims to set up a central [...]
Nick Rawle, working the skyride photobooth Last Sunday I had the pleasure of being part of the Citizen’s Eye inaugural community media hub for the Leicester Skyride and BIKE film festival at the Phoenix Square Digital Arts and Media centre. To on-lookers, they were probably wonder who the people wearing the “community media reporter” t-shirts [...]