media

Stand with Anarchist Publishers Banned by Facebook

"So it's definitely necessary to break out Emacs and modify that Perl script." - the zuck

From Change dot org, via Anarchist Agency

Sign our open letter to oppose Facebook's "both sides" narrative as they align with the Trump administration to suppress the voices of activists and media producers associated with left protest movements.

TOTW: Communication

dawgz > society!

Hello. Never before has there been so much communication within the anarchist space, but perhaps, so little [sic]. There are so many podcasts, news sites for specific anarchist locales, video projects hosted outside of YouTube, blogging platforms hosted away from the big sites, and social media links the plenty that lead outside of the new normal, among the plethora, if you're following closely.

Racist Corporate Media Offices Redecorated

From Anarchists Worldwide

Gimuy / Cairns, So-Called Australia: Racist Corporate Media Offices Redecorated

During the night of 03-04 August 2020 we visited the offices of News Corp publication The Cairns Post and the local offices of the Seven Network, broadcaster of 7 News.

TOTW: As The Wheel Turns

"History says the revolution attains “permanence,” or at least duration, while the uprising is “temporary.” In this sense an uprising is like a “peak experience” as opposed to the standard of “ordinary” consciousness and experience...But such moments of intensity give shape and meaning to the entirety of a life. The shaman returns - you can’t stay up on the roof forever - but things have changed, shifts and integrations have occurred - a difference is made." - Hakim Bey

How To Talk to the Media, If You Must

from it's going down

For better or for worse, anarchists are finding themselves in the spotlight of the mainstream news. Not since the anti-globalization movement, when thousands shut down the World Trade Organization (WTO) summit in Seattle, Washington in late 1999, has the media been so heavily focused on autonomous social movements. While the intensity of this coverage has waned since the Unite the Right rally in 2017, as the recent reporting of whether or not antifascist groups were going to engage with the massive pro-gun demonstration in Richmond, Virginia shows, we can still find ourselves front and center of a media storm.

Talking SubMedia with JR

From From Embers

SubMedia is an anarchist video collective based in Montreal. Founded in 1994, they have been putting out high-quality video for more than two decades, featuring satirical takes on the news, “riot porn”, explanations of anarchist concepts, calls to action, and more, always with a strong dose of humour. Their latest project is called Trouble, and features in-depth interviews about a new theme each month. Check with your local anarchist community space to see if they are screening monthly screenings – if not, start your own!

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