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 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.
Today, Prof Andy Miah explained the #media2012 project to an audience of higher education professionals at the DCMS co-hosted by the #media2012 parter PODIUM. The talk was warmly received and many further collaborations are likely as a result. Here’s the prezi: #media2012: : The Regenerative Potential and Economic Value of Olympic Citizen Journalism on Prezi
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 [...]
In May 2011, Andy Miah and Gaby Jenks went to the BBC London 2012 office, on invitation from their 2012 Steering Group Director Roger Mosey to present #media2012. Hopefully, it’ll be the start of a conversation about our relationship with their programming. They were reportedly ‘blown away’ with the plans we have.
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 [...]
If you are interested in being part of the project, please Join the mailing list. If you like the plan, please tweet the following: Follow @media_2012 Media Blueprint for #London2012 http://www.media2012.org.uk #media2012 #olympics To inquire about making a direct contribution, to request a speaker at your event, or for an interview about #media2012, please contact: Professor Andy [...]