A global media company that makes adverts has trademarked the phrase 'radical media' and is threatening legal action against grassroots media groups covering radical politics for using 'radical media' in the title of a conference this October.www.radicalmediaconference.org
A protest is being held at Radical Media's London office on World Press Freedom Day to tell them 'We make radical media, you make adverts'.
Check out Radical Media's adverts: http://www.radicalmedia.com/
Talk to them on Twitter: @radicalmedia
Protest on Tuesday, May 3 · 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location Radical Media London office
1 Alfred Mews
If you are involved in radical media work, then consider adding your name to this letter.
In response to @radical.media's attempts to bully us into changing the
name of the 2011 "Radical Media Conference" (see www.radicalmediaconference.org), we're sending the letter below to the national press on Monday (2 May) morning for possible publication on the 3rd (World Press Freedom Day). To have your name added as a signatory please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than midnight on Sunday (1 May). Please include any institutional info eg.
"(author, INSERT BOOK TITLE HERE)" or "(INSERT YOUR MEDIA ORGANISATIONS
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