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: Read here
and Better protection for journalists and other media actors: Read here
For all those who could not take part in Perugia, find here some recommendations, further reads and videos from the conference:
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!
EPRA points to a new report by the Reuters Institute , dealing with Public Service News and Digital Media. The whole article can be read here: http://www.epra.org/news/regulation-news/news_items/public-service-news-and-digital-media-a-new-report-by-the-reuters-institute?sthash.TMMjmVZy.mjjo#sthash.TMMjmVZy.THfqbm3o.dpuf
The festival, held in Perugia/Italy between 6th and 10th of April 2016, was running for the 10th year and has become Europe’s biggest journalism event. It focuses on innovative, digital and community journalism:
We are pleased to inform you that the 22nd International Festival of Local Televisions will be held from June 15th to 19th 2016 in Košice, Slovakia. The festival is organized by the City TV Foundation.
The organizers encourage you to enter your films/programmes into competition for the Golden Beggar Award in one of the three competition sections ( Local Televisions, Production Companies, Young Authors). The deadline for films/programmes to reach the team in Košice is 25th April , 2016.