CR in India: Whose vision? Whose voice?

The late Zane Ibrahim, community radio pioneer in South Africa, had famously said, “Community radio is 90% about community and 10% about radio.” Something to that effect, anyway. After the recently concluded National Sammelan of Community Radios in India in New Delhi,...

Radio for empowerment

Noted Journalist B G Verghese, who passed away recently, was also a supporter of community radio in India. Apart from a long stint at Prasar Bharati in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Verghese also chaired the Official Committee on Autonomy for AIR and Doordarshan...

Indian community radio monitored, expanded

Following the change in the country’s government earlier this year, the Indian Information and Broadcasting Ministry has ordered that its Electronic Media Monitoring Centre (EMMC) begin real-time broadcast radio monitoring as soon as practically possible. The...

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