CMFE is happy to point you to this Crowdfunding Campaign by Tilos Radio, Budapest. A strong voice in Hungarian Community Media for 25 years, changes in media laws and opposition to the government have made their work even more difficult in the last years. Please consider to support this project.
CMFE wants to point to Radio Papesse, a web radio dedicated to contemporary art and sound art, which is looking for help via Kickstarter, to make a new and more accessible website and archive.
Report for CMFE from a local DAB Broadcaster
In France as in other countries, digital radio isn’t a new thing anymore. On April 10 1996, a new law (N°: 96-299), and the first experiments in the Île-de-France region made a start with Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB). Ever since, DAB has remained a complicated business and has only progressed in small but calculated steps, as will become clear in the following chronological overview. Continue reading
The Committee of regioanl Development of the European Parliament has adopted a motion on new territorial development tools in cohesion policy 2014-2020: Integrated Territorial Investment (ITI) and Community-Led Local Development (CLLD) (Rapporteur: Ruža Tomašić). While media is not explicitely mentioned, Continue reading
The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted two important recommendations to better protect human rights and notably freedom of expression online and off line in April aimed to ensure the protection of journalism and the safety of journalists in its 47 member states: Internet freedom and Better protection for journalists and other media actors
For all those who could not take part in Perugia, find here some recommendations, further reads and videos from the conference:
Declaration of Dependence
Suggested videos from the Festival
Please read further to find all the links and featured videos!
The combined Swedish associations for community media, NRO (radio) and RÖK (TV), both members of CMFE, met for a 2-day conference and annual general assemblies. This also applied for the umbrella organization CMS, Community Media Sweden.
CMFE is happy to point you to the newly published report of the Center for Media, Data and Society at the CEU School of Public Policy: As a publication of the CAPTCHA project (http://livingarchives.eu) here comes the final report on online community media archiving, entitled: Bold strides or tentative steps? How community broadcasters share and archive content online (link)
On October 6th and 7th the Lahti University of Applied Sciences will host the 1st International Student Radio Conference, ALTERNATIVES2016. The conference is an opportunity for college, student and campus radio makers from all over the world to come together to hear and share experience with other colleagues, thinkers and doers from this unique media and learning environment.
Call for Workshop proposals: The ALTERNATIVES2016 Conference is looking for workshops on themes concerning student radio and its future. Proposal Deadline: Friday, June 3 2016
Find preliminary program here: ALTERNATIVES2016 – Preliminary programme v2-1
Nadia Bellardi, CMFE member and former vice-president, organized a panel for this year’s edition of the International Journalism Festival in Perugia: Diversity and transcultural competences in journalism: a creative opportunity with Mukti Jain Campion, Kate Coyer, Marina Lalovic and Larry Macaulay.
On the festival site, you can now watch the video of the panel and you can read Nadia’s article on Inclusive Societies in Europe here!