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.
A look back at Media Lab 2018 - a free journalism course making the media more accessible.
The Bristol Cable is an internationally recognised pioneer in building a new model for journalism. We – 2000 members (and growing) – are changing what local media looks like: in what we produce, how it’s produced, and who owns it.
Today, we are sending out copies of the magazine out to hundreds of Cable members. To get yours through the post, become a member and pay £3 or more a month. Otherwise, copies will be available for free from hundreds of venues across Bristol within the next week or so.
One hundred Bristol Cable members crammed in to the co-operative’s annual general meeting, proving once again that media in the public interest must be led...
The battle to reshape the Bearpit took a new turn today as the council removed Bristol’s only non-corporate billboard.
You can help sustain and grow the UK's only city-wide media co-op! The Bristol Cable makes media which holds power to account, raises up voices that need to be heard, and trains local people in media skills.
At this event hosted by the Bristol Cable, renowned journalist Gary Younge explores how stories shape our lives, and his experience in hearing and telling them.
We listen to the people of Bristol as well as our members to inform our journalism. This time is was all about the NHS.
‘Chat, meet, and action’, an event organised by the Cable is forging a new network to tackle the the lack of diversity in media together.
Lead the digital development of the Bristol Cable’s website and digital systems, so we can better engage audiences and members with our content and organisation....
Using muscle to collect debts is as old as money itself. But the Mayor and Bristol City Council must use fairer and more effective ways. It's time to #bootoutbailiffs.
In December, the Cable brought together members of the local community and media organisations to discuss issues of representation. Listen to the full conversation here...
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