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 “Did you know that The Guardian says social enterprises don’t collaborate very well?“ I said to Jess, director of Poached Creative CIC , my partner and the single biggest reason I am still in business. “That’s ridiculous” said Jess and in relation to our story, it is. When I started my social enterprise Mediorite in … Continue reading

Oiimysize!

Late night on the estate, London. Two hooded and capped teen boys hang out, waiting for a couple of teen girls. Nervously the girls approach. Tiana used to go out with Stigz, but she’s not sure about this new guy he insisted on bringing along. She thought they were going out to a party, but … 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

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

Sofa Surfer – Art to support our message

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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

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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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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?

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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

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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

BBC Academy – a big thanks

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Running 10 journalism training sessions for young creatives we got exclusive interviews with Rita Ora, Paloma Faith and Trevor Nelson. We co-delivered sessions with The Independent, The Daily Star, Grime Daily & Hackney Gazette that led to the brightest and the best getting published. Big thanks – “I just wanted to say thank you all … Continue reading

  • Contacts

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