Oiimysize Wins Nominet Internet Award 2013

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

Remember you’re not doing it for money

We’re lucky enough to live in Hackney, the worlds most diverse borough and Hellicar & Lewis are not only neighbors but great example of why, in an age where a lot of creative ideas are actually the same –  diversity is rad. 3 things I learnt: Really interesting creative partnerships make for interesting work Give … Continue reading

2012 – how we delivered on our promise

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

Sofa Surfer – Art to support our message

We launched Sofa Surfer on the 22nd at Art Against Knives Boxpark in Shoreditch, with art for sale ( at a reasonable price, with the money going to run more youth projects ) on every wall we wanted to find some works in keeping with the films message to help make the event complete. Read … Continue reading

I buy SOCIAL

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

What started as a website to support the launch of Offcentre film The Right Track became a national campaign featured on The Independent blog, a photography exhibition showcased by Dazed and meetings with the Met Police. It also created opportunities for 11 young creatives and 2 long term unemployed trainees. The issue Every now and … Continue reading

WHAT DOES FREEDOM MEAN TO YOU?

PHOTOGRAPH BY ONDRE ROACH, 18 FROM YH WORLD What started as a brief designed to get writers and photographers in our office to collaborate has become a campaign and exhibition with a film, live performance and 23 works of art. On the anniversary of the riots we’re proud to present FREEDOM – 9th August 6pm … Continue reading

Stop & Talk

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

Front page news

Hanging around the BBC Academy gave us so many opportunities. Photographer Kezia Levitas and writer Kara Warschausky got an exclusive interview with Paloma Faith which made front page of this months Hackney Citizen

Staying Safe

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

  • Contacts

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