Oiimysize Wins Nominet Internet Award 2013

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Oiimysize, the online magazine style website we created with a small group of teenage girls from Pimlico, has won the prestigious Nominet Award for ‘Making the Internet a Safer Place’ having beaten runner-up Internet Watch Foundation, the UK hotline for reporting criminal online content and BBC Share Take Care. Targeted at young people to bridge … Continue reading

Home Connections – delivering on The Social Value Act

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Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act, Housing Associations now have to factor in social value when they buy services. In brief – if £1 is spent on the delivery of services, can that same £1 be used to also produce a wider benefit to the community? Our recently commissioned film for Home Connections’ collaborative new … Continue reading

Do a great deal – BUY social SEUK campaign

Social Enterprise UK’s year-long campaign encourages social enterprises to buy from each other over Christmas and it’s encouraging everyone to #buysocial. Mediorite & Poached came up with the creative and is supporting the campaign as it develops. See why we buy social. Results: Invited to exhibit at the Department of Business Innovation and Skills with … Continue reading

LBi – mobile, it’s personal!

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At LBi’s recent Reachout event I had the pleasure of talks from Creative Director, Simon Gill, Marcus Mustafa – Global Head of User Experience Architecture and last but not least: Part 3: Ilicco Elia – Head of Mobile Whether it’s apps, maps, love texts or mum’s phone number, mobile is the platform we can’t live … Continue reading

LBI – The power of stories

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Part 1 : Executive Creative Director Simon Gill tells us about the power of stories. So, get this…. there are only 7 stories in the world and most, especially the stories that work best for charities are around overcoming the monster. If you can create stories people want to engage with you’ll get awareness, reach … Continue reading

Social media planning – join the conversation

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I’ve just come back from a really interesting visit to digital marketing agency Think Jam with DiVA Apprentices. Social Media planner Teague gave us some great tips on ‘being social’: THE BASICS Research your audience and find out where they are What platforms do you need to be on to reach them? What content or … Continue reading

2012 – how we delivered on our promise

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EOY 2012 – Mediorite, committed to developing young people within media Tackling the root causes of youth unemployment, gang violence and knife crime we build confidence and transferable communication skills with disadvantaged young creatives to get results. Who do we work with? Last year we worked with 261 young Londoners through outreach, as trainees or … Continue reading

I buy SOCIAL

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Not only are we a social enterprise but we also work hard to trade with as many of our kind as we can – because if you can get great quality at a good price AND have social value, then why wouldn’t you? With Social Enterprise Day round the corner and Social Enterprise UK planning … Continue reading

Stop & Talk

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Stop & Search comes up for discussion in our office over and over again. “It felt like it was being used for any opportunity to bring me down” And in fact a study into the 2011 UK riots conducted by the London School of Economics and The Guardian – “Reading the Riots: Investigating England’s Summer … Continue reading

Staying Safe

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Staying Safe is a National Lottery funded project that sees Peabody support and develop young people across London to tackle the problems they see around them through campaigning. Our role ( along with Poached Creative & Dream Arts ) is to teach, support and develop established groups of young leaders to launch successful campaigns and … Continue reading

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    Lucy Ferguson : 07968532923 : lucy@mediorite.co.uk : Unit 21, Celia Fiennes House, 8 - 20 Well Street, Hackney, London, E9 7PX