14 definitions of community radio

9 04 2007

Below is a selection of fourteen statements about community radio. Each of them puts a different emphasis on the characteristics described in the previous post What is community media?, and many introduce other characteristics.
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Micropower and Pirate Radio Kiosk – Seizing the Airwaves

20 07 2006

Micropower and Pirate Radio Kiosk – Seizing the Airwaves : A free radio handbook

A collection of texts from the micro radio movement in the USA. The preface, by Stephen Dunifer sets the tone:
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Gestión integral de la radio comunitaria

26 01 2006

C3 :: Centro de Competencia en Comunicación para América Latina

Only available in Spanish

Gestión integral de la radio comunitaria
Por: Ernesto Lamas

Gestionar una radio comunitaria es un desafío que requiere de experiencias, habilidades, conocimientos y herramientas.

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Manual Urgente Radialistas Apasionados y Apasionadas

26 12 2005

Manual Urgente Radialistas Apasionados y Apasionadas – José Ignacio López Vigil
Es un manual. Es decir, son páginas para aprender a producir, para dominar el lenguaje del medio radiofónico y desempeñarse con profesionalismo en sus principales géneros y formatos.

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UNESCO: Community Radio Handbook

28 10 2005

UNESCO: Community Radio Handbook – English PDF
UNESCO: Manuel de la Radio Communautaire – Français PDF

By Colin Fraser and Sonia Restrepo Estrada. – UNESCO, 2001.

This Community Radio Handbook aims to show that ordinary people, even non-technical rural folk, can plan, set up, manage and produce radio programmes by themselves with a minimum of dependence on outside help, whether for technical advice and training or for funds and equipment. Although quite a number of radio stations began with a big helping hand from outside, many community stations that are on air today were self-start-ups”. They began with a minimum of equipment and technical knowledge, but a strong community organization and a group will to push ahead and succeed.

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Developing a Financing Strategy – Civicus

16 09 2005

Developing a Financing Strategy – PDF
In this toolkit you will find:

    A discussion about why there is a need for a financing strategy.

    Information about what is required for a successful financing strategy (Prerequisites for a successful financing strategy). This contains ideas about what you need to put in place in your organisation in order to be able to plan a successful financing strategy. You will need to think about the basics of planning, budgeting, financial systems, your public image and values clarification.

    A description of a number of strategic options for financing your organisation, including donor funding, earned income, member fees, fundraising from the general public, investments and careful spending.

    Some ideas for preparing a strategy document.

    Some ideas for making the strategy work.

Also in Word

Développer une stratégie financiere (Word) ou (PDF)

Desarrollo de una estrategia financiera (Word) o (PDF)