The Discursive-Material Knot. Cyprus in Conflict and Community Media Participation

One of the friends of community media in the academic world, Nico Carpentier, has just published a new book looking into the role and experience of Community Media in conflict resolution in Cyprus. Innumerous scholars—Cypriots and non-Cypriots alike—have taken on the study of the Cyprus conflict and the attempts of its transformation into a more peaceful and nonmilitarized situation. But never before

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30 Years of Radio100

On March 3 and 4, 2017 Radio100 celebrated its 30th anniversary in Berlin’s Columbia Theater, twenty-six years after they had to close down due to bankruptcy. Many radio people, not only from community media were present at the event, in the audience and on various panels. Radio100 was founded in the mid-1980s by initiatives and organisations from the alternative and left

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THE RADIO CAMP WILL TAKE PLACE – AND IT WILL BE (MORE) INTERNATIONAL! / DAS RADIOCAMP FINDET STATT UND WIRD INTERNATIONAL(ER)!

(English / Deustch) At the serene waterfront of Lake Constance radio journalists from several community radios gather to learn, network and produce content  together: The Radio Camp is on since 1995. Each year around Ascension Day, community media journalists, nerds, political and social activists and technicians offer workshops of almost any kind concerning media and political activity. No matter where your interests lie, be it

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The legal situation of Spanish Community Media Sector

The Community Media Sector has been developed in Spain since the 80s. However, Community Media legal recognition occurred 20 years later, when the State approved the new Audiovisual Communication General Law 7/2010, of March 31, 2010 . Over six years have passed and no one community radio has been awarded with a broadcasting license. Despite the requests made by the ReMC

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100 hours more broadcasting time but no financial aid in Berlin

Berlin/ Potsdam, GER – Since October 31st 2016 Pi Radio Verbund is on air. Everyday from Monday to Friday, 6am to 1am Pi Radio Verbund broadcasts in Berlin and Potsdam, Germany. Pi Radio Verbund is an alliance of the Berlin-based free community radios Pi Radio, Colaboradio, Studio Ansage and Potsdam-based free community radio Frrapo. In their session on September 14th, 2016, the Media Council (Medienrat)

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