Author Archives: Riikka Suhonen

New Perspectives on Traditional Radio: seminar

This interesting seminar was organized on the first World Radio Day (13.2.2012) at the SOAS university in London. Topics of the seminar include for example the free, open-source software FrontlineSMS which enables radio listeners to interact with radio through sending … Continue reading

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Community radio defined by UNICEF

For an understanding how big development organizations see community radio, check out the UNICEF India promotional video from 2010. It goes through in a very practical manner how to set up a community radio and what its benefits are for … Continue reading

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Who’s got the power?

Right and wrong topics The ability to frame and choose issues is one of the ways media uses power (Howley 2005: 23-25). This type of power is usually affiliated with commercialized media dominated by market and corporate interests or with … Continue reading

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