News from your co-op…
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.
We're hiring: Digital Technical Lead (Part time)
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....
We're launching a campaign to stop the council setting bailiffs on Bristolians. Here’s why.
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.
We're hiring: Community media co-ordinator (Part time)
Support and train members of the Cable and the wider community to contribute to high quality journalism in a collaborative and accessible manner.
Co-op note: investing in what?
Much has been made recently about encouraging investment in Bristol – generally, for big headline-grabbing infrastructure projects. At the Cable we’ll be investing in the city in a different way over 2018, and we’re not talking about an underground network.
'Pollution knows no postcode' - Cable members in Avonmouth chat dirty industry
We’ve been covering dirty industries in Avonmouth. This month’s meeting saw people from the neighbourhood discuss the issue.
The Bristol Cable: inside your people-powered media
From edition 13, OUT NOW! Read more from this edition. When times are bad, we need public good more than ever. Austerity is under the...
Celebrating Bristol’s change makers
Edition 13: We’re looking at the city’s change makers, past and present. In its own way, the Cable is changing the rules - creating media owned and led by those it serves.
Co-op news: Cable members launch into action!
Using ‘big organising’ methods members are leading the way to turn the Cable into the UK’s first sustainable city-wide media coop. Photos: Norberto Fernandez Soriano
This month: issues and stories we focus on
Got any leads? Wonder what Cable content is being researched behind the scenes? Check out our media Coordinators’ areas of focus… This month Alec (@alecsaelens)...
A night with Poetic Pilgrimage; The Hip Hop Hijabis. 25.11.16
Conversation and music with Bristol born and bred Muslim Hip Hop and Spoken Word duo, expressing the world as they see it through the art...
In the interests of transparency: a window into the Cable
What is the ‘public interest’? If we were to judge it by the metrics of YouTube views or Facebook page likes, Psy’s Gangnam Style and Shakira would tick the box. Should the Cable publish predictable music videos or vacuous clickbait columns? The Cable media coordinators don't think so.
The Cable stands with migrants
Many of our readers and 1,200 members in Bristol are from migrant and refugee backgrounds. This statement has been directly prompted by such individuals.