- The Bristol Cable
- The Bristol Cable is media co-operative – created and owned by over 2000 (and counting) people in the city. With free events and trainings, a multimedia website and a free quarterly print edition, The Bristol Cable is redefining local journalism through challenging multimedia, community action and cooperative ownership. Online, in print and on the street.
Editorial: A response to Marvin Rees regarding the Cable’s hostile environment article
Mayor Marvin Rees has clarified Bristol council’s position, saying it is exactly the same as the other 11 councils.
Bristol Cable members set the news agenda – BBC air Lopresti slavery investigation
BBC Points West helped us tell the story of how ice cream and property boss Salvatore Lopresti kept men in slave-like conditions.
Dark Arts: a true crime series
Dark Arts is a tale of private investigators, corruption, political pressure, Pakistani heroin and a mansion in the Somerset hills revealed over three parts in a new Cable true crime series.
Why the Cable is backing I Am Judah
Behind the shaky video that caught national attention is an important wider story. The Cable is proud to get behind a film seeking to tell it.
Why Cable members are voting for change
It’s time to hear from members on which issue we should prioritise in our next campaign – making drug use safer or cleaning up our air.
Vote online for the Cable’s next campaign and push for change in the city
We believe journalism is more than information. It’s power. And now it’s time to add your voice to create positive change in Bristol.
A secret side of Bristol is revealed by the Cornerman crime series
There's no two ways about it, the Cornerman series is 'sensational', but not at the expense of accuracy, rather because of it.
Why we go beyond flash in the pan reporting
In the digital age, news is turning into noise so we try to cut through that by telling the full story - from start to finish.
6 ways the Cable is turning media ownership on its head
Newspapers should quite rightly be judged by what they print, but it’s high time to also focus attention on how they are run as businesses, and who they serve.
Refer a friend. Share free stuff. Grow the Cable
Members make the Cable. But we really need more of us.
How we’re creating the next Cable campaign together
We asked members what our next campaign should be… and you came up with some challenging and powerful ideas.