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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Media Regulatory Authorities and Hate Speech

The Council of Europe has presented Media Regulatory Authorities and Hate Speech, a report on the experience of media regulatory authorities in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia, and Serbia in the area of hate speech. The document wants to create an understanding of the concept of hate speech, and what can be done when it comes to preventing and

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