CoE: Community Media, “a counterbalance to increased media concentration”

The Committee of Ministers at the Council of Europe adopted on 7th of March  the Recommendation CM/Rec(2018)1[1] of the Committee of Ministers to member States on media pluralism and transparency of media ownership After the Declaration on the role of community media in promoting social cohesion and intercultural dialogue which was adopted in 2009, this is the first recommendation referring to

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Conference on Migration and Media Awareness 2017

The official Conference on Migration and Media Awareness 2017 video and photos are now available, together with other documentation on their website.  The Conference on Migration and Media Awareness 2017 was the first ever dialogue of Media Practitioners, Policy Makers, Activists and Newcomers (Refugees/Migrants). The CMMA 2017 is a two-day conference jointly organized by Refugee Radio Awareness Network, Arbeitsgemeinschaft Radio e.V and Kampnagel

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Youth engagement in community media: A study of learning processes in community radio in Spain

Isabel Lema Blanco, AMARC Europa, CUAC FM, Universidade da Coruña. This article presents the results of the research project, «Youth and third sector communication in Spain»[i] conducted in 2014-2015 by fourteen researchers, members of the RICCAP research network[ii]. The project was granted by the Queen Sofia Centre for Adolescents and Young People.   Ambition The aim of the project is

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South Asia Network for Community Media launched

The South Asia Network for Community Media (SANCOM) was formally launched on February 13, 2015 at the World Radio Day event in New Delhi, India, organized jointly by UNESCO and the Commonwealth Educational Media Centre in Asia (CEMCA). Launching the virtual network of SANCOM (http://www.sancomonline.net), Mr. Shigeru Aoyagi, the Director and UNESCO Representative to Bhutan, India, Maldives and Sri Lanka,

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