Spanish government internal memo suggest to end the recognition of community media

In response to the information published by eldiario.es an internal report from the Ministry of Industry on the call for licenses for Digital TV Platform in which it is proposed the elimination of community media from the legislation, AMARC Europe requires the Spanish government to clarify this situation.   As information published in the media suggest that the Ministry of

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Community media in Andalusia (Spain) will be acknowledged in the Civic Participation Law

April, 28th, 2014. After a meeting between policy makers and different community radio organizations, the new draft of the Andalusian Law on Civic Participation should include some references about the importance of community radio in democratic processes. The Spanish Community Media Federation (ReMC) and the community radio Radiópolis (Sevilla) met with some politicians in charge of developing a new Law

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“By the People, for the People: Community Radio – Current Status and Perspectives

posted on 20 June, 2013 (public)   On 1-2 July 2013, the CSA of the French speaking Community of Belgium and ReSIC (Centre for Research in Information and Communication) of the Free University of Brussels (ULB) co-organise a two-day international workshop on status and perspectives of Community Radio. The workshop will be attended by representatives of the University of Brasilia, of AMARC, the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters, CMFE, the European Forum of community media), and community radio players from Belgium, Europe and Africa, not to forget regulators. EPRA is a partner of the event with the organisation

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AMARC Europe strongly protest against the closure of the community television La Tele

AMARC Europe – World Association of Community RadioBroadcasters expresses serious concerns and strongly protest against the closure of the community television La Tele in Barcelona. “LaTele” spent many years fighting legal and economic adversity it faced since its constitution. When the project began in 2003, the Social Communication Assembly worked to achieve a legal framework for community media broadcastingand access to the airwaves. Although the collective was acknowledged by a legal recognition under

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