Category Librecast

With Librecast, we highlight several pan-European case studies on sovereign media distribution, away from big tech.

Les Petites Singularités: connecting activists, programmers & artists through open source

This time on #Librecast: Les Petites Singularités (LPS) is a non-profit association in Brussels, that facilitates interdisciplinary conversations and events for artists, programmers and activists about digital space and (with) free open software.

Exit Platforms: emphasizing policy change as the key to a more humane digital world

This time on #Librecast: Exit Platforms is working on actionable solutions to shortcomings of current digital legislation in Europe, such as a cooperative legal identity.

Beabee – Using digital tools to improve local journalism and involve communities

In our Librecast project, funded by the European Cultural Foundation, we showcase a series of Pan-European case studies about sovereign media distribution, away from big tech. We highlight these examples and try and learn from them, as we desperately need more sovereignty in our media systems to ensure a well-functioning democratic media landscape. This time: Beabee, an open source platform that aims to help smaller news organizations connect with their audience and turn them into engaged communities.

European Cultural Backbone 2.0: Connecting the continent through a decentralised network

In our Librecast project, funded by the European Cultural Foundation, we showcase a series of Pan-European case studies about sovereign media distribution, away from big tech. We highlight these examples and try and learn from them, as we desperately need more sovereignty in our media systems to ensure a well-functioning democratic media landscape. This time: The European Cultural Backbone, which aims to build a decentralised federated network for community media providers.

Bonfire: Social on your own terms

The Librecast project, funded by the European Cultural Foundation, showcases a series of Pan-European case studies about sovereign media distribution, away from big tech. We highlight and try to learn from these examples as we need more sovereignty in our media systems to ensure a well-functioning democratic media landscape. The transnational initiative Bonfire presents flexible federated tools for communities.

Librecast – Case Studies of Sovereign Media Distribution Across Europe

We have become increasingly dependent on big tech for our media production and distribution in Europe. This means big tech companies can dictate the rules of the game. And these rules are often commercial in nature, instead of serving the… Continue Reading →

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