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Media

Online activists guide to using the media

Some useful resources.

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The hitchhikers guide to ... ... operating a pirate radio station

In a world of increasing regulation and control, deviance from established modes of behaviour are tolerated less and less.

Afghanistan through the Media Lens

Ian Sinclair spoke recently to the radical watchdog Media Lens about the media’s role in the escalating war in Afghanistan

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Getting our issues "out there"

PN: Tell us a bit about yourself, what kind of work you do and what your focus is - in terms of the reports or opinion pieces you write.

Propaganda and media

Milan Rai recaps the Chomsky-Herman "Propaganda Model" of the mainstream media.

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Workers’ control

A ground-breaking radical online newspaper, and how it put its values into practice in the workplace.

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Setting a New Standard for radical journalism

A ground-breaking radical online newspaper, and how it put its values into practice in the workplace.

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Facebook take-down 2

On 21 June, anti-cuts activists found themselves unable to use Facebook to share news of a new website promoting the public sector strike on 30 June.

Peace News: The first 75 glorious years

Albert Beale makes a personal selection of a few of the more noteworthy images and pieces of writing that have appeared in Peace News over the last 75 years. Some of the items are chosen because of their eloquence, some because they typify PN's often lonely and unique take on the world, and some because they connect with major world events. And sometimes all three.

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Facebook takedowns

On 29 April, while the mainstream media was distracted by royal goings-on, around 60 left-wing Facebook sites were removed from the web.