Do-It-Yourself Journalism-As-Activism: "In reaction to the tightening grip of the media moguls, computer hackers created a unique 'open publishing' network on the world wide web. By allowing anyone to publish their own text, audio or video reports online, Indymedia aims to 'erode the dividing line between reporters and reported, between active producers and passive audience'. The price to pay for providing such an open platform is high. During the G8 summit in Genoa last month, paramilitary police attacked the volunteer-run Independent Media Centre. As hundreds of armed troops destroyed computers and cameras, a video activist from Undercurrents escaped on to the roof and recorded the brutal raid. Using a water tower for cover, Hamish Campbell had problems steadying his digital camcorder while listening to the screams of his colleagues being tortured below."