July, 2012

30 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

The media game has changed

In the lead up to our next Melbourne Campaigners’ Network event on the Future of Media, guest blogger Adrian Dodd outlines what campaigners need to know about the changing media cycle.  ——————————— The media is changing. It’s not new. It’s been happening for about a decade or more, but the changes are at a state where […]

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04 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

MCN August: Future of Media

MCN August: Future of Media

The media is changing. Online news, social media and handheld devices are all impacting on the way news is consumed and made. But are those changes for the better, worse or just different? And what do they mean for campaigns? Join us for a conversation moderated by campaign communications expert Erin Farley. We’ll hear from […]

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04 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Resources for Effective Action

The Effective Action Training Day at Ross House on Saturday 30 June went off! Thanks so much to Sarah Day and the other Ross House folks for organising such an informative and engaging day. I ran an Introduction to Campaigning workshop, and was pleased to be part of the programme with fellow travelling folks Nicola Paris, […]

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04 July 2012 ~ 1 Comment

More Tips for Turnout

More Tips for Turnout

June’s Melbourne Campaigners’ Network focused on building strong attendance at rallies and other actions. There was participation from a diverse group of campaigners – an even split between workers’ rights, social justice and environmental/animal rights activists. The session kicked off with an activity to share successes, failures and lessons in the area of turn-out. This […]

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