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UNESCO -World Radio Day

 World Radio Day was celebrated at Near FM with a special programme bringing together international voices from within the Irish community. (The programme is available here). The idea of the show was to celebrate radio around the world, to play different kinds of music and to talk about broadcasting in each country with a particular focus on community… read more

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UNESCO World Radio Day – 13th February

UNESCO World Radio Day was celebrated very successfully in the offices of Raidió Fáilte, the Belfast based Irish language radio station. The Minister of Culture Arts and Leisure from the Parliament in the north of Ireland, Carál Ní Chuilín opened the day with a speech to almost 100 guests in the Raidio Fáilte offices including 60 senior students from… read more

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CAPTCHA – Creative Approaches to Living Cultural Archives

How can community media best use and develop online archives to more easily share and preserve their programs? Four institutions from Austria, Germany, Hungary and Ireland are developing contemporary archiving strategies for community media in the framework of the EU Culture programme-funded CAPTCHA project. The partners analyse existing strategies, search for best practice examples, and organize workshops and conferences… read more

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CRAOL first Media Literacy conference

(l-r) Vincent Browne (Journalist) , Frank Connolly (Journalist/ SIPTU) & Harry Browne (Journalist and lecturer in the School of Media DIT).
On Saturday 29th March, Craol held its first Media Literacy Conference.
The event focused on a number of different issues related to the importance of media literacy, including the relationship between democracy and media literacy, media ownership… read more