Audio: Rebellious Media Conference

Exclusive podcast with Dan Hind, James Curran, Zahera Harb

February 2, 2012 · 1 min read

For those who produce alternative media one of last year’s highlights was the Rebellious Media Conference. Organised by Peace News, Red Pepper, Ceasefire Magazine, the National Union of Journalists and Vision on TV the conference brought together journalists, filmmaker’s, activists and academics for a weekend of talks and training workshops. New Left Project interviewed some of the speakers. Relive the rebellious weekend by listening to these exclusive interviews.

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