Community Media Convergence

live-stream_commediaconvergenceThe 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

Mariano Cebrián award goes to Radio Rozana

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.
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European Symposium on Media Policy

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.

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CMFE General Assembly: Madrid – 28. October 2015

Dear Members,

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.).
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CMFE board: new candidates

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:
Helmut Peissl:
Jacob Schulze:

Please do get in contact with CMFE-Secretary Urszula Doliwa, /, if your are also interested in taking a more responsible position within CMFE until 13th of October!

Community Radio – Official Status in French Speaking Belgium

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.

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