CMFE board member Dr Gergely Gosztonyi from Budapest has published an interesting paper on alternative media regulation in the European Union.
The pdf can be found here: Alternative media regulation in the EU_2015
The Community Media Convergence is the first national professional and policy development conference in Canada for community media practitioners from four sectors: community radio , community television, community online platforms, and video games with a social or local focus (sometimes called ‘serious games’). Continue reading
CMFE member Syrian Radio Rozana received the Mariano Cebrián award for the best Radio station project and online Radio. Rozana’s chief editor Lina Chawaf received the award on behalf of the station, on Thursday, in a ceremony organized by Radio and TV “Aragon”, in the Spanish city of Zaragoza.
On 20th of November 2015, the first European Symposium on Media Policy took place at the Center for interdisciplinary Media Research at Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus, organized by Arne H. Krumsvik and his colleagues. Judith Purkarthofer attended on behalf of CMFE.
CMFE will be convening its 2015 ordinary General Assembly on Wednesday, 28th October 2015 in the evening at Getafe campus of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (7.30 to 9pm), in conjunction with the ECREA Radio Research Section Conference. For all participants of the General Assembly, a reduced fee of EUR 75,- was negotiated (this includes lunches, coffee etc.).
Parallel Sessions 1, on the ECREA/CMFE pre-Conference day, Wednesday 28 October 2015, 17.00- 1830, in Madrid.
We are very happy to present 3 persons who will step up for election to become new board members from October 2015 on – find their shorts bios and motivational statements:
Lawrie Hallett: http://www.cmfe.eu/lawrie_hallett
Helmut Peissl: http://www.cmfe.eu/helmut_peissl
Jacob Schulze: http://www.cmfe.eu/jacob_schulze
Please do get in contact with CMFE-Secretary Urszula Doliwa, firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com, if your are also interested in taking a more responsible position within CMFE until 13th of October!
please find here important information on attendance of the General Assembly 2015 and use of proxies, if you are not able to attend. Please send all proxies to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com until 26th of October!
Proxy letter Madrid and Proxy form Madrid
CMFE will take part in the Radiodays Europe 2016 conference in Paris, March 13-15, highlighting the role of third sector / community radio. The first planning meeting took place in September, Rodolphe Pereira from the French federation CNRA represented CMFE.
More info at http://www.radiodayseurope.com/highlight/paris-france-2016-–-radiodays-europe-host-city
Via CSA of the French speaking Community of Belgium: On the occasion of the UNESCO seminar of 14-15 September in Paris on “Community Media Sustainability”,the Conseil supérieur de l’audiovisuel, the media regulator of the French speaking Community of Belgium, has submitted a contribution outlining the main features of the official status of Community Radio under its jurisdiction.