September 2014

Public given chance to shine at world’s first picture gallery

African American anti-slavery leader Frederick Douglass is the subject of a picture specially picked by judges to go on public display today at a prestigious British art gallery.It was painstakingly created in charcoal by Deborah Hobson, deputy editor of ...

War veteran to star at screening of acclaimed documentary

Veteran Sam King will be guest of honour tonight at a special screening of The-Latest's much praised documentary film about African Caribbean and British Second World War service personnel.It is part of a community rolling out of Divided by race, unite ...

English greed not self-determination has ruled Scottish poll debate

My Scottish Labour Party friend many years ago when I first heard about his country’s nationalist party rudely dismissed them as “tartan Tories”. Under the leadership of charismatic and cunning Alex Salmond the Scottish Nationalist Party ...

Save our National Health Service 'from private-sector vultures'

Scanty mainstream media coverage of the People’s March for the National Health Service since marchers set out from Jarrow to London on August 16 cannot obscure public support for their campaign.Wherever they have stopped to rally, to leaflet and to ...

'No UK company should be profiting from Guantánamo'

Guantánamo Bay detention camp has been called the gulag of our times, a shocking affront to democracy, and a monstrous failure of justice. As human rights eyesores go, the prison is also a pricey one, with each detainee costing at least £1.7 million ...

'We must fight to defend journalists' right to report

With journalists around the world being killed, kidnapped, and murdered in record numbers why is the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) launching a campaign targeting US government policies?The answer is simple. Because we must fight to preserve a glo ...
Hoodies On The Street Corner | MYM

Can you guess what they're talking about?

This is episode four of The Stereotype Season on Million Youth Media (MYM) where they raise questions about societal issues like drug dealing, riots, Stop and Search, deaths in police custody, prisons, and snatching laptops on trains.

Study exposes dominance of privileged elite in British media

A study by the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission also found that 54 percent of the nation's "top 100 media professionals" attended private schools (as opposed to 7 percent of the population as a whole). This top-100 list comp ...