LONDON (Bywire News) - The Media Reform Coalition has launched what they, alongside us all at Bywire, hope will help to reform the media landscape as we know it in the UK. As part of their BBC and Beyond campaign, MRC has launched a Manifesto for a People’s Media, which includes a series of innovative ideas to help democratise our media.
The manifesto looks at a large/substantial/significant amount of data from conversations with organisations and individuals, and all the notes from 9 Town Hall events, where attendance totalled approx. 30,000 people.
According to MRC, the manifesto will help to create, “A system where significant new public investment and new forms of participation ensure that our media are independent, accountable, democratic, and for everyone.”
Currently, our media is predominantly owned by billionaires with only their own interests at heart. As previously found by MRC, in 2021 just three companies dominated 83% of the national newspaper market, creating a concentr...