Skip to main content

Alternative media centers at summits and spectacles

Date created
This project is a comparison of alternative media centers (AMCs) set up as part of the 2010 anti-Olympic convergence in Vancouver and the anti-G-20 protests in Toronto in the same year. It is made up of two parts: a video and a paper. The video introduces the idea of AMCs and explores the specific contexts of Vancouver and Toronto; it also compares the tactics and results of the two AMCs within these two sites. The paper portion delves into the definition of alternative media and the place of independent media centers (IMCs) within that, fleshing out the history of "media activism," with a particular focus on Vancouver and Toronto. It also addresses the methodology used to obtain the interviews and footage that were used to create the video.
Copyright statement
Copyright is held by the author.
The author granted permission for the file to be printed and for the text to be copied and pasted.
Scholarly level
Member of collection
Download file Size
etd7382_IOommen.pdf 1.06 MB

Views & downloads - as of June 2023

Views: 14
Downloads: 0