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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Council of Europe recognise Community media with new leaflet and microsite

 The Council of Europe recognises the value of community media as a source of local content, cultural and linguistic diversity, media pluralism, social inclusion and intercultural dialogue. It endorses the commitment of community media to media and information literacy, through the development of critical and creative thinking and active participation in media content production. You can now visit the Community

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BFR challenges the regulator’s decision for berlin frequency

The German Federal Association of Free Radios (BFR) has expressed their disappointment at the decision of the Media Council of the Medienanstalt Berlin-Brandenburg granting broadcasting licenses for non-commercial radio operations on the 88.4 MHz VHF frequencies in Berlin and 90.7 MHz in Potsdam in a way that the members of BFR feel gives preference to the Berlin broadcasters at the

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Romania: first licenses for community radios

Technological changes, high connectivity, and participation all fits in a bucket For the first time in Romania, two community radio station licenses have been issued in the framework of the  European project Grassroot Wavelengths. The new high-tech FM stations will broadcast in, engage with, and serve two remote villages of Romania. The Grassroot Wavelengths consortium innovates both the technologies and

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AMARC Europe supports CUAC FM in it’s struggle to keep right to communicate

AMARC Europe fully supports CUAC FM in their conflict with the regulatory authority and calls for all parties to support human and free media rights. CALL FOR ACTION: PLEASE SIGN THE MANIFEST HERE! BRIEFING With this declaration we aim to defend the exercise of the freedom of speech through any means, specially the community media. Community radios are non-profit, plural

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