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UCIMC News

The C-U Independent Media Center, in collaboration with its Public i Working Group, presents a panel on “Grassroots Journalism in Our Community: Past, Present and Future,” with Belden Fields and Janice Jayes, Public i Editorial Collective; Phalonna Stewart, Public i … Continue reading

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An Indymedia Genesis Story

Indymedia is a wide-ranging phenomenon: its genesis in opposition to dominant powers; its constituency spanning numerous public interest movements; and its continuing success creating a proving ground for a next generation of leaders who today, 20 years later, are scattered … Continue reading

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Indymedia at 20

  It was twenty years ago, September 24, 2000, when a dozen people crammed into my apartment on Carle Park. We began dreaming about the Independent Media Center that now graces the heart of Urbana, nurturing new friendships, growing new … Continue reading

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This Month from the Archives

Established in 2000, the UCIMC was one of the earliest nodes in the Indymedia network, representing an anti-globalist and anti-corporate agenda. With the motto “don’t hate the media, be the media,” along with tools, training, and support, Indymedia encourages citizen … Continue reading

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Many Successes in a Year of Existential Crises for the IMC

Congratulations! As a community, the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center (IMC) was able to overcome the fiscal crisis that surfaced at the beginning of this year. We have each other to thank: our board members, working groups, volunteers and community members.  … Continue reading

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