Author Archives: SANCOM

CR gives voice to the youth in Kashmir

Although grass roots community radio came to India nearly a decade ago, its entry into Jammu and Kashmir has been relatively recent.  It was only on April 6, 2012 that Community Radio Sharda went on air thanks to the efforts of the NGO, Pir Panchal Cultural, Educational, Social, Environmental and Sports Organization (CESES) that applied for a license in 2011.

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Author: John Babu, Central University of Kashmir
Source: CR News

Dost wins CR Video Challenge Award 2015

DSC_0419Can you present an audio medium with the help of a video? This unusual challenge was successfully organized by CEMCA, in association with UNESCO and Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication (AIMC). The challenge prompted some inspiring entries, many of which were proud recipients of the Community Radio video challenge awards at a packed function in the India International Center, New Delhi on June 30, 2015.

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Source: CR News

Radio Active turns eight

Writing on the Wall of Remembrance

Writing on the Wall of Remembrance

Radio Active’s eighth birthday was special. Its listeners and supporters took centre stage in more ways than one. First, the birthday party was hosted by Paradigm Shift- a Vegan café and activist centre run by Radio Active’s supporter, volunteer and well-wisher, Sowmya Reddy. Another supporter, Anita Cherian, captured the appropriateness of the setting when she wished the station on Facebook:  “Congratulations and all the best. Paradigm Shift suits the occasion in more than one wayJ Love the way Radio Active makes it a point to balance listening and voicing…”

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Source: CR News