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The legal situation of Spanish Community Media Sector

The Community Media Sector has been developed in Spain since the 80s. However, Community Media legal recognition occurred 20 years later, when the State approved the new Audiovisual Communication General Law 7/2010, of March 31, 2010 . Over six years have passed and no one community radio has been awarded with a broadcasting license. Despite the requests made by the… read more

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New Flemish Legislation recognises Community Radio

On May 2014, the Flemish parliament adopted with a large majority of 70 against 29 a number of amendments to the media legislation. One of these creates a specific legal status for community radios. With this vote, Flanders implements a 2008 resolution of the European Parliament asking to support and recognise community media.
Radio Scorpio and Radio Centraal, Flander\’s last… read more