It's back! Our weekly Black Community Coverage Clinic returns this month! This free consultancy service provides marketing, communications and media support and guidance to Southampton's black community organisation leaders and representatives. The weekly drop-in first launched in 2020, running on the Zoom platform from 14th September to 14th December 2020. Leaders from the city's black … Continue reading Our Black Community Coverage Clinic is back, to amplify even more black voices!
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. Our Version Media has created free services to tackle the issues revealed in the survey What are the three most common words used by the local media to describe … Continue reading Ignored, Misunderstood, Depressed: You Spoke, We Listened | Event
Introducing our Black Community Coverage Clinic. Our recent survey of black people living in Southampton revealed that some felt “sad”, “misunderstood”, “frustrated”, “annoyed”, “invisible”, and “stereotyped” by local press coverage of the city’s black communities. They also said local news is more likely to cover stories of black people that are crime, drug or gang … Continue reading Changing the narrative of local black stories, one consultation at a time