John Downing on the Various Terms for Community Media

This interview was taped by Harold Secue and Victoria Maldonado in July, 2009, at the Our Media conference held in Medellin, Colombia. Many of the participants were asked which of the many terms (participatory media, citizens' media, social change media, etc) they preferred. John Downing is editing a book on Social Change media. Downing is the author of two volumes of Radical Media. He is a professor at the University of Southern Illinois.[]