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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JORDAN: Dead Sea Declaration Gives boost to Community Media in MENA region

More than 120 community radio activists from 14 Arab countries gathered at the lowest spot on Earth to talk about the challenges of producing, broadcasting and sustaining community owned media, especially radio. A declaration, the Dead Sea Declaration, issued by the participants called for an “enabling legal and administrative environment that supports and sustains the work of these radio stations

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