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Updated Tuesday 11th March 2014

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Indymedia is "a collective of independent media organizations and hundreds of journalists offering grassroots, non-corporate coverage. Indymedia is a democratic media outlet for the creation of radical, accurate, and passionate tellings of truth".

It was initiated by social movement activists and encourages people to participate through an online platform and citizens' reporting. Indymedia is local and global in orientation and concerned with economy; media democratisation; and research, knowledge production & information access

It was launched in November 1999 and is ongoing. 

This page is part of Participation Now, a project that brings together a diverse collection of participatory public engagement initiatives with the aim of supporting exploration, learning and engagement. Explore the collection of initiatives or read more about the project.


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