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 Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford has published a new comparative report entitled “Public Service News and Digital Media” on 29 March 2016. The new report authored by Annika Sehl, Alessio Cornia and Rasmus Kleis Nielsen looks at key public service organisations in six countries (Italy, Poland, the UK, France, Germany and Finland) and documents how they are adapting their newsrooms and strategies to a fast-evolving digital media environment. Continue reading
Gabriela Velics and Urszula Doliwa, members of the CMFE board of directors, wrote their latest research article on religious radio stations from the perspective of Community Media. It just appeared in “Media and Communication” Vol 3, No 4 (2015): In the Declaration of the Committee of Ministers on the role of community media in promoting social cohesion and intercultural dialogue passed on 11 February 2009 by the Council of Europe, stations run by religious institutions were explicitly excluded from the community media definition, as being too dependent on the Church. But the reality seems to be far from this definition. Continue reading
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
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.
“Our community voices: The birth of community television in Whangarei”, has been uploaded onto the scholarly commons at: http://hdl.handle.net/10292/9094
DAB+: Major Participants Drop Out of Vienna DAB+ Test
Sweden: Plan for a transition from FM to DAB+ rejected by expertise and major authorities. Also thumbs down by community radio.
AHM Bazlur Rahman mentioned plans to start with community video projects in Bangladesh. What is needed is a comprehensive community video toolikit, as available for radio (http://www.communityradiotoolkit.net).
CMFE would very much like to take up that idea and welcomes contributions and expressions of interest to take part in the development of a Community Video toolkit! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
CMFE board member Gabriella Velics (University of West-Hungary) and Urszula Doliwa (University of Warmia and Mazury) made a presentation about religious stations as community broadcasters on 8th November 2014 in Potsdam/Germany .
Church radios easily get community broadcaster licences in some countries of the EU. After a short presentation about the situation of Poland and Hungary, they raised the question: Wether is church radio a risk factor in community radio movement, and should we consider them as community broadcasters or something different?