- 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.
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.
The Cable view: opening the surveillance state through collaboration
Following a Bristol Cable campaign, police forces must release information on mass spy technology
The Cable view: A development for justice in this city, with the help of Cable members
The Cable led calls from across the city to #bootoutbailiffs - and we’re being heard.
Getting skilled up is just one way the Cable is shaking up the media
A look back at Media Lab 2018 - a free journalism course making the media more accessible.
Hiring: Community and Events Organiser
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.
Edition 16 OUT NOW
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.
Cable members continue to shape a new media for Bristol
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...
Iconic Bristol Bearpit billboard removed
The battle to reshape the Bearpit took a new turn today as the council removed Bristol’s only non-corporate billboard.
Why we became Bristol Cable members (and why you should too!)
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.
Watch: Gary Younge on the power of stories
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.
NHS members’ meeting: Tapping into our membership
We listen to the people of Bristol as well as our members to inform our journalism. This time is was all about the NHS.
Watch: An event to tackle the pale, male and stale media
‘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.