Crowdfounding to beat new Spanish Decree in DTT

The Spanish Community Media Federation (ReMC) and two community televisions (Tele K, Madrid and RTV Cardedeu, Barcelona), have launched a crowdfunding campaign to pay the court expenses that they need to denounce the Spanish government. Although the law says that all people have the right to receive information from community media (article 4 of the Audiovisual General Law, 2010), the

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Awards to three Andalusian community radios for their work and commitment to citizens

The current affairs series Acercando la ciudadanía (Approaching citizenship) from Onda Color has been awarded with the Andalusian Government’s First Prize of Andalusian Local Audiovisual Communication on 29th December 2014. According to the Ministry of Presidency, the jury has awarded Acercando la ciudadanía on the category of news radio programmes -particularly contents devoted to the 2014 European elections- “for promoting citizens’ participation, with explanations that were transparent, didactic

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ReMC will challenge in court Spanish government plans to exclude community TV from Digital platforms

A Coruña, 14 November 2014. The Community Media Network (ReMC) has decided to file an administrative appeal against the royal decree of the Government in the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT). The Government has excluded community television despite being bound by the General Law on Audiovisual Communication 2010, which plans for television frequencies to be reserved and provided to nonprofit media in

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ReMC asks the Andalusian Government to include community media in the development of the Audiovisual Law

Seville, November 11, 2014. The Community Media Network (ReMC) calls on the Andalusian regional government to incorporate the 95 citizen proposals developed under the Andalusian Education Forum Communication and Citizenship in the drafting of the Law on Audiovisual Communication for Andalusia . During its Extraordinary Annual Meeting, the ReMC expressed its supports for these proposals, and they were included in the Declaration of Osuna, which

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