Radios of Hope – How CR Stations Became Lifelines for Communities in Flood Ravaged Kerala

                                                                                                                                                                  Picture courtesy: Google   Two years ago, the United Nations Educational and Cultural Organization...

A Turn for The Worse: The Newly Amended Community Radio Guidelines

                                                                                                                                                            Picture courtesy: Google   On 27 August this year, the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting revised...

South Asian Community Radio groups flag need for networking

CR activists, stations and associations from Nepal, Bangladesh and India recently convened in Kathmandu, Nepal, for the ‘South Asian Conference on Community Radio’. The high point of the meeting was the adoption of the Kathmandu Declaration, a roadmap for the...

Sky is the limit for community radio: Arun Jaitley

Radio, particularly community radio, could emerge as a powerful medium for promoting education and local culture at the grassroots level, said Arun Jaitley, India’s Minister for Information and Broadcasting (MIB). Jaitley was speaking in New Delhi at the inaugural...

World Radio Day 2016: CR for emergency and disaster

For the radio sector in particular, strategic partnerships involving the three tiers of broadcasting – the public service broadcaster, private FM channels, and CR – needed to be built, as each tier ought to leverage the strengths of the others in times of emergency...

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