Media Law and the Values & Priorities of Community Media Participants - A Good Match?

 

 

RadioExpert has launched a scientific research project to measure the reasons why citizens particpate in community broadcasting in Austria. In cooperation with various stakeholders, the project will survey the thousands of producers creating content for the Austrian community radio and televisions. For more information: http://diss-website.webnode.com/

Die Werte und Prioritäten der Gemeinschaft Rundfunk Teilnehmer als Reflexion von Medienrecht und Medienpolitik

RadioExpert Delivers expert support for Community Media

RadioExpert is an international non-profit organization committed to increasing the effectiveness of community media. We work closely with organizations to provide project development, consulting, training, advocacy, networking, research, and more. 

We deliver expert support for community media.

Czech Community Broadcasting

A 3rd sector of alternative community broadcasting does not exist on terrestrial airwaves in the Czech Republic. To many observers, advocates, and citizens this is an obvious shortcoming of the development of a pluralistic democratic society. So if indeed community broadcasting were to considered in the Czech Republic, what would it look like, and how could it be implemented?

Here's a turn-key solution provided by RadioExpert.

Henry Loeser on Community Media Values

Recently a TV crew from Finland interviewed Henry Loeser, RadioExpert director, about his thoughts on community media. Henry shares his personal and professional opinions about the role of community media in modern democracies.

https://vimeo.com/89727825

 

Video Training Workshop for Roma Youth in Czech Republic

RadioExpert & Roma Youth Radio Project recently organized a video skills workshop for Roma youth at the Roma Culture Museum in Brno, Czech Republic.

Community Media Europe Conference '14

Brno ‘13 community media conference is successfully behind us. More than 100 community media activists, academics, practitioners and regulators from all over the Europe met in Brno, Czech Republic to discuss this topic. Two days full of panels and workshops including the speech of UNESCO Chair for Community Media Prof. Vinod Pavarala brought a lot of new remarkable findings. If you are interested in to learn more, check the conference webpage, where we published photos and short takeaways from the panels.
 

 

RadioExpert receives Google Grant

In recognition for its important and successful support of community media worldwide, RadioExpert has received a generous grant from Google Inc. of Mountain View, California, USA. Google Grants is the nonprofit edition of AdWords, Google's online advertising tool. Googlel Grants empowers nonprofit organizations, to promote their missions and initiatives on Google.com.
 
 

When "Community" is more valuable than "Commercial" in the UK

Community and commercial radio stations in the United Kingdom have much in common. Amongst these similarities is the need to survive and prosper by selling advertising. Despite this fact UK community media operators should resist being covetous of the commercial advertising paradigm and remember the main difference in their mission - one is here to serve, the other to profit. This difference may in fact be their greatest advantage.

Another year of Roma Youth Radio

The school year is coming and it also means that Roma Youth Radio project continues in Brno. We are ready to make further steps to development of real radio at IQ Roma Servis. 

 

UNESCO Chair on Community Media

The conference organizers are excited to announce first keynote speaker of Brno ´13 Media Diversity for Democracy prof. Vinod Pavarala, UNESCO Chair on Community Media and social scientist from India.

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