Successful European Conference of Community Media in A Coruña

April 11th-13th, 2014 the Spanish Community Media Federation (Red de Medios Comunitarios, ReMC) and CUAC FM (community radio of A Coruña, Galicia) celebrated an European Conference in Community Media in that city. Besides lots of debates, training courses and exchange of experiences, more than a dozen of international community media and federations have met in Grundtvig´s and Leonardo´s workshops, and

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The reference of community media in the German coalition contract could strengthen the position of community radio in Germany

May, 2014. In the federal system of Germany media law is in the hand of the state government and not of the federal government. The result of this regulation is that every state has its own media law and some have a regulation that allows community media but some don’t. Under this aspect the declaration of the governing coalition of

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CRAOL first Media Literacy conference

On Saturday 29th March, Craol held its first Media Literacy Conference. The event focused on a number of different issues related to the importance of media literacy, including the relationship between democracy and media literacy, media ownership and the impact of media on political attitudes. The conference was chaired by Irena Cvetkovic, of Athlone Community Radio, and featured contributions from

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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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