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AMARC takes part in SMART co-ordination meeting in Aarau (CH)

SMART (Specific Methodologies And Resources for Radio Trainers) is addressed to radio trainers in community media and offers selected and valid training exercises and methods even to specific target groups to create radio trainings. It was about producing a training tool that would prevail over time, and no disappear at the end of the project. SMART on-line tool brings together the training… read more

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SMART Pilot Training in Budapest

From 4 – 7 June 2019 the team around the SMART Erasmus+ project held its first training of trainer pilot training in Budapest, Hungary. The training workshop hosted 10 participants from Hungary, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, Ireland and the Bask country to test and assess the developed training and gain important feedback on the next steps… read more

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18-22 March: European Media literacy week

The European Media Literacy Week is a new initiative by the European Commission to underline the societal importance of media literacy and promote media literacy initiatives and projects across the EU. From 18 to 22 March 2019, various events around the topic of media literacy will take place in Brussels and in Member States. … read more

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AMARC Europe at the EPRA Meeting in Edinburgh May 2017

Community media were invited by EPRA to take part in their meeting in Edinburgh 17th to 19th of May 2017 and present community media initiatives focused on media literacy. The invitation took place after lobbying by AMARC and CMFE in Dublin, and AMARC president, Michael Nicolai, President of AMARC Europe, represented community media with the support of CMFE as one of the speakers on… read more

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EPRA Work Programme for 2017 adopted

Further to a consultation phase, the EPRA Executive Board approved the final Work Programme at the end of January 2017 in Brussels.
This Annual Work Programme, which lays out EPRA’s priorities and anticipated work for 2017, was prepared by assembling member authorities’ suggestions collected further to a call for topics.
The two plenary meetings in 2017 will take place… read more

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French Ministry of Education supports with the associative radios on media literacy actions

Najat Vallaud Belkacem, the French Minister of Education, has signed with the National Union of Free Radios (SNRL) a unique cooperation agreement in the world. With nearly two million daily listeners, their three thousand professional journalists, four hundred and fourteen thousand volunteer producers and presenters, the six hundred local associative radios are at the forefront in forging social ties in the… 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