Spanish government forces closure of FM broadcast of community radio Nava

SPANISH COMMUNITY MEDIA FEDERATION – The community radio Radio Nava (Asturies, Northern Spain) received some months ago a letter from the National Secretariat for Communications (Ministry of Industry) threatening the people who carry on this non-profit project with the seal off of the antenna and technical equipment, as well as two fines up to 500.000 euros for not having permission

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Community media in Andalusia (Spain) will be acknowledged in the Civic Participation Law

April, 28th, 2014. After a meeting between policy makers and different community radio organizations, the new draft of the Andalusian Law on Civic Participation should include some references about the importance of community radio in democratic processes. The Spanish Community Media Federation (ReMC) and the community radio Radiópolis (Sevilla) met with some politicians in charge of developing a new Law

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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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AMARC Europe strongly protest against the closure of the community television La Tele

AMARC Europe – World Association of Community RadioBroadcasters expresses serious concerns and strongly protest against the closure of the community television La Tele in Barcelona. “LaTele” spent many years fighting legal and economic adversity it faced since its constitution. When the project began in 2003, the Social Communication Assembly worked to achieve a legal framework for community media broadcastingand access to the airwaves. Although the collective was acknowledged by a legal recognition under

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