Greetings Comrades. Would you be interested in contributing to The Prole Star?
The mainstream media is not fit for purpose - now more than ever it is vital to support independent media projects like ours.
We believe that The Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn has not had a fair hearing. This is because the mainstream media is controlled by a very small number of rich individuals - and their vested interests are plain to see.
We intend to challenge this bias as an independent media outlet, shared through social media, appealing to the masses with sport and entertainment, but having a political agenda to offer our readers a point of view which is in their interests, and not in the interests of corporate power.
In the long term we plan to form a cooperative company, owned and democratically run by its members. All our members and contributors can ask to be added to our Bio Page.
We are looking for people to help in a range of roles, from writing and promoting to recr...
Mainstream newspaper sales are on the decline. Newspapers are losing as many as half a million readers on average every year. Instead, we are starting to see the rise of online independent media outlets, shared through social media. Here’s part of the thinking behind ’The Prole Star’.
We constantly see people writing impressive statuses on Facebook, on a range of subjects. Some people get a popular following. But as individuals there is a limit to how far this can go. And in a way it seems that, by just writing on Facebook alone, these talents are wasted. So if you’re going to write on Facebook for free anyway, why not volunteer to write for an independent media outlet to get your name out there and gain recognition for your writing? Surely voices are stronger when combined with that of like-minded people?
One observation made is that articles on blogs seem to get shared across Facebook a lot more than individual statuses. And this outlet has the potential to build up a mass following -...