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How to Run Community Radio Events – Part 1

There are three types of Radio stations around the world that are available to listen to, the most popular is commercial radio run as a profit-making organization and containing advertising. The next two radio stations can be linked, firstly government controlled or assisted radio, and community radio which is sometimes called local radio as it […]

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What Community Radio Does for a Community – Part 2

Tuning in to your community radio station is like calling on an old friend. It dispenses information and hosts chat shows that are particularly relevant to you personally. This is the beauty of community radio, it stretches out into the community it belongs to, and engages with them. In part one of this blog we […]

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What Community Radio Does for a Community – Part 1

There has recently been a project by UNESCO called, Empowering Local Radio with ICT’s (Information and Communication Technology). The purpose of this important project was to raise the inclusiveness and diversity of community radio stations throughout the world.

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How Community Radio Spreads Information – Part 2

Part one of our blog concentrated on how important radio is to spread news especially to rural and underdeveloped communities. Not all these areas have internet connection or TV coverage, and so the only way that important news can be given to these sorts of communities is by radio.

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How Community Radio Spreads Information – Part 1

Radio can be a powerful tool, not just in the good times but also in times of disaster and emergency. Radio has a major benefit in that it has the unique ability to raise awareness to the biggest number of people in the quickest possible time frame.

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Why Run a Community Radio Station – Part 2

It is time to tune in again to the second part of our blog why people take the time and effort to run a community radio station. As we already explored, we found out that for the most part there are few salaried positions in a community radio operation, and such a venture is purely […]

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Why Run a Community Radio Station – Part 1

Community radio satisfies many important elements, both for the people that run the station and the community that it serves. Nearly every community radio station is a nonprofit organization, with some paid employees, even the DJ’s are normally volunteers.

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The Best American Radio Talk Show Hosts

Radio talk shows are popular all over the world, and in the U.S.A they are almost a national institution. Some of these more popular radio shows have now gone online and the popularity of podcasts are becoming more and more in vogue.

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The Benefit of Radio Phone-In’s – Part 2

The second part of our blog on the importance and effect that radio phone-in’s have had on the world continues with the ability for people to vent anger and disagreement. In Europe recently the Brexit issue has sparked lively debate on both sides of the English Channel.

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The Benefit of Radio Phone-In’s – Part 1

Over the years Radio has provided many benefits for the local community, and in the UK radio stations like BBC and local commercial stations have captured the imagination of listeners with every manner of phone-in program. From sporting, to general debate about local issues, phone-ins engage with the community.

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