18-22 March: European Media literacy week

The European Media Literacy Week is a new initiative by the European Commission to underline the societal importance of media literacy and promote media literacy initiatives and projects across the EU. From 18 to 22 March 2019, various events around the topic of media literacy will take place in Brussels and in Member States. Community Media has always promoted Media

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World Radio Day 2019. Dialogue, Tolerance & Peace

On the occasion, the World Radio Day (WRD), the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC) joins all its colleagues and partners in the Radio world, reaffirming the crucial role of the community broadcasting sector. Freedom of communication and expression are always critical in many Regions of the World. While engaging for dialogue, tolerance and peace, community radios are still and too often endangered by the

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Romania: first licenses for community radios

Technological changes, high connectivity, and participation all fits in a bucket For the first time in Romania, two community radio station licenses have been issued in the framework of the  European project Grassroot Wavelengths. The new high-tech FM stations will broadcast in, engage with, and serve two remote villages of Romania. The Grassroot Wavelengths consortium innovates both the technologies and

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AMARC invitation to RadioCity Festival in Milan, Italy

INTERNATIONAL RADIO FESTIVAL 1- 3rd June 2018, MILAN AMARC INVITATION and COMMUNITY RADIO ACTIVITIES RadioCity 2018 is a unique world festival of radios, with radio shows, DJs, radio presenters, speakers, journalists and media activist, who gather in Milan to broadcast live from our temporary studios back to their own country, in their own language, in front of an Italian and international audience, in

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European Media Organizations support Swiss public service and local TV and radio stations

Freedom of information at risk through the NoBillag-initiative February 14th, 2018. On March 4th Swiss citizens will decide through a national vote whether to abolish the media reception  fee, previously collected through the company Billag (hence the initiative’s name “NoBillag”). The current Swiss media system is comprised of public service, private and community media, each sector with its specific functions and

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