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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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Community Radio and the Developing World – Part 2

To give the utmost benefit to the communities they serve community radio stations should have a social agenda and should never be motivated by making a profit. Whenever possible they should also engage communities to get involved in decision-making and to participate as much as they can in community events.

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Community Radio and the Developing World – Part 1

Community radio stations in Africa and other parts of the developing world are a highly important tool for enabling isolated communities to voice their opinions and concerns. This blog concentrates on how community radio, particularly in Africa, discusses with ordinary rural citizens issues that are central to them. This could be sharing farming tips, helping […]

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