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General Election 2024

#GE2024: What do party manifestos say about media?

With a week to go until the 2024 general election, we take a look at what the parties say – and don't say – about their plans for media policy.

#Cable10Years: three campaigns the Cable fought and won

‘People want to understand their world’: 5 lessons from 2024’s big journalism study

General Election 2024

The Cable view: Bristol’s role in national politics is about to be turned on its head

For the first time in 14 years, it looks like we’re heading for a new government. As Bristol’s place in our national politics evolves, so must the Cable’s.

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Cable Community News

Open letter: Together for Change, a citywide campaign against knife crime in Bristol

Does the Bristol Cable have an editor? Not really…

Collaboration and collective decision making are at the heart of how our editorial team operates – with the aim of producing better journalism for Bristol.

2023: The Cable’s Year in Stats!

All the Cable's headline statistics and achievements from 2023. Thank you for your support this year - bring on 2024!

Bristol raises £10k for Barton House residents in 48hrs

A Cable crowdfund to support the residents of Barton House is 1,200% funded - and counting.

One year on: what’s been the impact of Bristol’s Clean Air Zone?

There's been lots of criticism of Bristol's attempt to tackle its illegal levels of air pollution. But what has your experience been?

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No CEO, no editor-in-chief: how the Bristol Cable team works together

Ever wondered how a newspaper without a CEO works? Go behind-the-scenes at the Cable co-op's office.

Watch: Why you should back the Cable – in 60 seconds

A breakdown of all the things we've managed to achieve for Bristol in almost a decade of reporting.

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