Wednesday, 15 February 2012

[creative-radio] Community Media: A Good Practice Handbook [pdf]


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From: Suman Basnet <>
Date: 14 February 2012 22:47
Subject: [Asiapacific-general] FW: Community Media: A Good Practice Handbook
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Dear friends,

This is to inform that a new publication from UNESCO on community media and
good practices is available for free download from There are examples
from Asia Pacific including China, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan,
Jordan, and Timor-Leste.

Warmest regards, Suman

-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Buckley []
Sent: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 2:58 AM
Subject: Community Media: A Good Practice Handbook

Dear friends

I hope this finds you well. Below some news of a new publication on
community media, launched today to mark World Radio Day. Please do forward
to those who may be interested.

Best wishes


Community Media: A Good Practice Handbook Compiled and edited by Steve

Published by UNESCO and available free online at:

Among its activities to mark World Radio Day 2012, UNESCO has launched a new
good practice handbook with case studies of community media from around the
world. The publication draws on a diversity of experiences to provide
inspiration and support for those engaged in community media practice and
advocacy and to raise awareness and understanding of community media among
policy makers and other stakeholders.

13 February has been proclaimed by UNESCO as a date to celebrate radio
broadcast, improve international cooperation among radio broadcasters and
encourage decision-makers to create and provide access to information
through radio. Community Media: A Good Practice Handbook is a compilation of
30 community radio and other community media examples demonstrating
successful approaches to strengthening public voice.

"The value of this publication lies in the fact that it highlights problems
while at the same time offering possible solutions. It presents a useful
empirical basis for replicating time-tested decisions about how community
media can become an even more effective element of a free, independent and
pluralistic media system of any democratic society. This book will be a
useful reference to community media practitioners, policy-makers,
researchers, community organizers, and other media development
From the Foreword by Wijayananda Jayaweera, former Director, Communication
Development Division/IPDC, UNESCO, Paris

Steve Buckley, CMSolutions - email. - tw.
tel. +441142201426 - skype. steve_buckley

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