The AMARC Community Radio Charter for Europe

Recognising that community radio is an ideal means of fostering freedom of expression and information, the development of culture, the freedom of form and confront opinions and active participation in local life; noting that different cultures and traditions lead to diversity of forms of community radio; this Charter identifies objectives which community radio stations share and should strive to achieve.

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council of Europe supports funding for Community Media to guaranty quality journalism in the digital age

In a Declaration adopted by the Council of Europe’ s Committee of Ministers encourages states to put in place a regulatory and policy framework that facilitates the operation of quality journalism, while not constraining media outlets’ editorial and operational independence. Recommended measures include a beneficial tax regime, financial support schemes and the possibility of media outlets to operate as not-for-profit

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CoE: Community Media, “a counterbalance to increased media concentration”

The Committee of Ministers at the Council of Europe adopted on 7th of March  the Recommendation CM/Rec(2018)1[1] of the Committee of Ministers to member States on media pluralism and transparency of media ownership After the Declaration on the role of community media in promoting social cohesion and intercultural dialogue which was adopted in 2009, this is the first recommendation referring to

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AMARC condemns in the strongest terms possible the attack this morning on “Charlie Hebdo” magazine

The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) expresses its heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims of the attack this morning on the French weekly “Charlie Hebdo”. We condemn in the strongest terms possible this assault on the freedom of expression and express our solidarity with “Charlie Hebdo”. “Fanaticism and sectarianism will never stop freedom of expression and

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