The Alternative Media Conference is back and democracy is at stake!

The 2022 Alternative Media Conference

Whether it’s shining a light on fascist threats to our democracy, raising awareness of the climate emergency, or helping to build a robust labor movement, our panelists have found creative ways to connect that don’t depend not media models focused on corporate advertisers.

The Alternative Media Conference is back. Independent media makers are creatively responding to the biggest threats to our democracy, climate and workers’ rights.

In 1970, Goddard College hosted a groundbreaking event featuring some of the most visionary and controversial media makers to emerge during this most tumultuous era.

The 2022 virtual event will honor the groundbreaking legacy of the original conference, while adapting to the current reality of our deeply divided country and with the goal of creating media that “awakens rather than aesthetics” remains the same.

Meidas Touch, The Lincoln Project, Danny Goldberg, Unicorn Riot and more will speak.

With the most important election of our lifetime approaching, the mainstream media, with its “both sides” obsession, has failed to inform its audiences of the real threats to our democracy. This leaves far too many of us vulnerable to bad actors and misinformation. Our panelists rose to the occasion with independent journalism and groundbreaking digital media projects. Using social media tools such as Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and TikTok, they were able to directly reach millions of people in ways previous generations could only have dreamed of.

Whether it’s shining a light on fascist threats to our democracy, raising awareness of the climate emergency, or helping to build a robust labor movement, all of our panelists found creative ways to connect with us. -the people who do not depend on businesses. advertiser-focused media models and they will be sharing their stories and advice with the Goddard community on October 12.

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