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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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Defining Community Media

Say “community media” and an image of a local radio station, run by amateurs producing locally oriented news, might pop up in your head? At a first glance the concept of community media seems quite easy to define, and you … Continue reading

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Old and New Media

Old and New Media There are various approaches to media history and scholars have different understanding of it, some traces media back to pre-literate history of humans, who communicated andwere socially active but couldn’t write. People could convey news through … 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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