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Monthly Archives: October 2020


New tool launched to tackle media bias

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Our media survey of black people living in Southampton revealed that less than 40% know how to complain about racist media coverage, despite often seeing it. Three quarters (75%) said local news coverage of black people was negatively biased and…

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What’s On: Black History Month 2020

Black History Month has been celebrated in Southampton for more than a decade. This year, because of the pandemic, most events have been moved online. Here’s the link to the city’s Black History Month magazine. It is packed full of…

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Ignored, Misunderstood, Depressed: You Spoke, We Listened | Event

Our Version Media is holding its first virtual event later this month, to reveal the full results of our survey of black people living in Southampton. What are the three most common words used by the local media to describe…

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OVM founder awarded for “amplifying black voices”

Our Version Media’s founder, Veronica Gordon, has been awarded a Black History Month South Award for her work “amplifying black voices” in Southampton. The Award was presented during the city’s official Black History Month launch, as she was co-hosting alongside…

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