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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 saw how UNESCO were operating a project called Empowering Local Radio with ICT’s. Most of the organizations benefiting from this project are small operations with weak transmitters, but what they provide to their communities is of vital importance to their communities. Reaching Out to Africa Even though these poor community radio stations do not have…

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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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    Segment Ideas for Community Radio

    Community radio is an unsung hero when it comes to bringing people together. It’s a great opportunity to really celebrate your area and the people that live there whilst having fun and entertaining people at the same time. And that’s the key, no matter what you should always be looking at new ways to keep your show fun, to keep it entertaining so that people will keep listening. There’s a lot of competition out there, major radio stations are of course the most obvious but podcasts are also a very popular audio medium, in order to combat that you’ll need to get creative with your own, take advantage of that…

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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 based as a non-profit organization.

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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.