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 leftRead more
In January and February 2017, Michael Nicolai, President of AMARC Europe, together with radio-artist Ralf Wendt (Radio Corax), visited Indian community radios by invitation of UNESCO Chair on Community Media at the University of Hyderabad and met representatives of the Indian community radios at the UNESCO in New Delhi. While the community radio activists of India were interested in theRead more
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 itRead more
Further to a consultation phase, the EPRA Executive Board approved the final Work Programme at the end of January 2017 in Brussels. This Annual Work Programme, which lays out EPRA’s priorities and anticipated work for 2017, was prepared by assembling member authorities’ suggestions collected further to a call for topics. The two plenary meetings in 2017 will take place onRead more
(English / Deutsch) In what world do we want to live? For open communication. Against right-wing extremism. Notes and call for features!Arson in accommodations for asylum seekers, right-wing parties and movements, the build-up of surveillance societies and the general closing-off to outsiders of any kind are only a few symptoms demonstrating how important it is to hold a stance against rising nationalism inRead more