From ryakuga.org (1992) to ethicaljournalism.ca (2020)
Problem 1: 1987 - Bern Bromley's Northern Pen wins awards as the best
community newspaper in Atlantic Canada. Newfoundlanders received information
from a myriad of locally owned newspaper and radio stations.
2021 - Most local media have closed - the remainder are owned by
foreign corporate media - Saltwire and Scorpion.
Problem 2: The Political Deskilling of Rural NL Communities (Roger Epp).
Problem 3: Regionalization = Amalgamation = Resettlement.
Click here to watch a YouTube of Say No to Resettlement (1996).
Possible solution 1 - Principles of participatory media
Link to the YouTube.
of Participatory Development Support Communications
for the Sustainability of Rural NL Communities.
Stranger in a Strange Land.
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants.
Watch the Moses Coady NFB film.
Listen to Calvin White explain the Importance of the Spoken Word.
1. 12,000 years of indigenous wisdom - Mi'Kmaq
2. Open systems theory - Australia
3. Antigonish movement - kitchen meetings/university of the air
Possible solution 2 - challenge co-opted language - participation, people
Fieldworker's Guide - spectrum of community intervention
Possible solution 3 - partners, together we can do this, our project
Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador Annual Meeting, November, 2021
Flat Bay Vision Community Radio Special Event