Public lacks sources of good news

New research has highlighted the lack of positive news sources available to the public. Just a fifth of the population have heard positive news about charities (22%), universities or colleges (18%) and local councils (17%) in the last three months. According to Sapio Research, the picture for social enterprises (13%) and trade unions (10%) is even worse.  In all, 54% have not heard any positive news about charities, social enterprises, local councils, trade unions, universities or colleges. To address this problem, social enterprise Campaign Collective launched a new media outlet – The Rooftop – a month…

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Campaign Collective launches The Rooftop news site

The social enterprise Campaign Collective have launched a new website called ‘The Rooftop’ on the 14 September. The website and social channels will help charities and campaigners connect with the general public and get their positive stories heard in what is often a negative mainstream media climate. Funded by social enterprise Campaign Collective, the site will feature an upbeat story everday about the positive change that charities, social enterprises, universities, trade unions and the public sector are making to the world. Simon Francis, Founder Member of Campaign Collective, said: “One of the biggest…

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Guide to help campaigners understand Lobbying Act launched by Campaign Collective

A free guide for charities to continue to campaign in the face of the “chilling effect” of the Lobbying Act has been launched by communications social enterprise Campaign Collective. The “Freedom To Campaign Guide” has been launched following the government’s recent rejection of the reforms to the law proposed by the Hodgson Review into the Act. In addition, the ease in which the Fixed Term Parliaments Act was overturned to call the 2017 General Election and the precarious nature of the political climate has meant that a “regulated period” as defined…

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