Mind media awards:
"Mental Health, It's Everyone's Business" | in Blog Post
Local paper journalist Eleanor Harding recalls her surprise at winning last year's Mind Journalist of the Year award.
Some viewers may find the opinions expressed in this programme challenging | in Blog Post
What's the rationale behind tonight's Mental Health Media Awards?
Mind Media Awards: A Review of the New Media Nominees | in Blog Post
Zarathustra reviews our new media award shortlist: "...browse these sites for a worthy snapshot of the continually-evolving ways that new/social media can be used to talk about mental health."
Mind Media Awards - A review of the documentary shortlist | in Blog Post
Sharon reviews the documentaries: all living examples, voices of experience, of the impact of mental health problems around the world.
Mind Media Awards - A review of the speech radio shortlist | in Blog Post
Katya reviews the speech radio shortlist: a selection of interviews, live broadcasts and documentaries aiming to stimulate honest conversation about mental health problems.
Mind Media Awards - A review of the drama shortlist | in Blog Post
Kirsty reviews the drama shortlist ahead of our media awards on Monday: "...dramas are a great way of indirectly educating ill-informed people like me."
Student Journalist of the Year - the Mind Media Awards Shortlist | in Blog Post
Victoria, a journalism student herself, reviews the shortlist: ".. [I] found myself relating to this year’s entries more than I ever thought I would."
Mental health still a taboo in the media, new research shows | in News Story
The media is failing to give mental health the attention it needs, according to the results of a survey released today.
Schizophrenia on Waterloo Road | in Blog Post
Jenni blogs about working on BBC drama Waterloo Road which tonight airs an episode about schizophrenia.
- Mind Media Awards | in Latest
- Previous winners | in Mind Media Awards
- Shortlisting panels | in Judges
Stephen Fry announced as host of Mind Media Awards 2012 | in News Story
We are delighted to announce that Stephen Fry will host this year’s Mind Media Awards, which opens for entries today.
The week I let ITV film my depression | in Blog Post
"Yes, this is me. I’m a man, I have a mental health problem and I’m happy to say it."
Submit your favourite bloggers and tweeters for the Mind Media Awards | in Blog Post
"We do need good portrayals of mental health in the media, and one way to encourage that is reward and recognise those that are created. Lord knows there’s been enough bad portrayals over the years."
The media does get it right | in Blog Post
Pandora, last year's winner of the Mark Hanson new media award, blogs about why our media awards are important and why you should enter.
EastEnders - helping or hindering? | in Blog Post
Watch Cordelia's video blog on whether EastEnders helps or hinders awareness of mental health problems.
Mind Media Awards: breaking down barriers | in Blog Post
Josh, last year's student journalist of the year, on how the awards help: "...they are for people like you and me, who have experiences of mental health problems.”
We need to feel | in Blog Post
Roger blogs for us about his experience of shortlisting journalists for the Mind Media Awards: “I’ve felt hope, pain and been moved to tears.”
- Blog for Mind | in Mind blog
Homeland - how I relate | in Blog Post
Jules compares her experience of Bipolar to Carrie's in the first episode of the second season of Homeland, which has been nominated for one our our Mind Media Awards.
The Mark Hanson Digital Media Award - Shortlist Review | in Blog Post
Zarathustra reviews the digital entries for this year's Mind Media Awards.
Do you watch Homeland? | in Blog Post
Mary blogs about how she has used Homeland to explain her experience of bipolar. "I was trying to describe my latest hypomanic episode to my CPN and I found myself asking 'Do you watch Homeland?'"
Britain's Biggest Hoarders | in Blog Post
Elizabeth watches Britain's Biggest Hoarders, nominated for our Mind Media Awards: "I can see how easy it would be to cross the fine line between ‘collector’ and ‘hoarder’."
Medication and stability - managing bipolar in a high intensity workplace | in Blog Post
Mary sees similarities between her experience and Carrie's on Homeland: "[I felt as though] I had lost my edge and something was missing."
Judging the Mind Media Awards | in Blog Post
"A bad programme won’t just lead to dents in my telly, it could also affect the way I’m treated by other people.... a good programme is going to help people understand" Liz blogs about this year's Mind Media Awards.
Carrie and me | in Blog Post
Mary blogs about how she identifies with the character of Carrie in Homeland, last night's winner: "I would bet a significant chunk that the way I interpreted Carrie's actions was different from most people."
Mind Media Awards 2012: a review of the speech radio category | in Blog Post
Charlotte blogs: "I’m a big lover of speech radio, but I’d somehow missed all these wonderful shows."
Nominees for Journalist of the year | in Blog Post
Mark Rice-Oxley reviews the journalists nominated in our Mind Media Awards: "I've always found it a great help to hear from fellow travellers; it makes depression seem less lonely"
Review of the News and Current Affairs shortlist | in Blog Post
Donna takes us through each of the shortlisted entries covering PTSD, eating disorders and welfare reform.
Review of the Documentary shortlist | in Blog Post
Pandora reviews the documentaries ahead of Monday's media awards: "Each one of the programmes provides fascinating insight into the condition experienced, and perhaps even more importantly, they do this respectfully and sensitively."
Review of the Student Journalist of the Year shortlist | in Blog Post
Josh, a previous Mind Student Journalist of the Year winner, reviews this year's shortlist for the award.
The Stephen Fry effect | in Blog Post
Tracey looks forward to meeting Stephen Fry at our Mind Media Awards tonight: "What stuck out most was that he carried on; he wouldn't let it beat him."
Speaking out and the Mind Media Awards | in Blog Post
Ilona on how her blog has helped: "I'm not afraid to speak out, but I know that many people are and a lot, sadly, have good reason not to."
Speaking out about mental health problems | in Blog Post
Rebecca Brown, last year's winner and one of our judges, blogs about our Speaking out award at last night's Mind Media Awards.
On Emmerdale winning the Mind Media Award | in Blog Post
Mark Borkowski says: "Using a mass medium like Soap Operas [can show] just how indiscriminate and widespread mental health problems are."
Homeland: Mind Media Award winner | in Blog Post
Matt Wilkinson blogs about being a judge at the Mind Media Awards: "It is a regular debate we have as to the trade off between reaching a wide range of viewers and providing challenging content.."
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