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Four Community Radio stations received the highest number of prizes in the Radio Category of the UNICEF Meena Media Awards, 2015

Four community radio stations of the country received 13 awards in the radio category of the Meena Media Award 2015 for their contributions in innovation in media and the protection of child rights in the year 2015. As with every year, UNICEF Bangladesh organized the competition. The winning stations are Community Radio Pollikontha 99.2, Community Radio Chilmari 99.2, Community Radio Jhenuk 99.2 and Community Borendra Radio 99.2 FM. Earlier, ten (10) community radio stations of the country participated and submitted a total of 49 radio programs in the competition under two categories: (1) below 18 years of age and (2)…

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Community Radio in Bangladesh – Including the excluded

Over the years, phrases like voice of the voiceless and including the excluded have been increasingly associated with community radio. But what do they really mean?  Unfortunately, their frequent usage by advocates of community radio would not appear to be adequately justified given the gaps between such precepts and actual practices at the field. Apart from diluting their credibility, such phrases are often dismissed as jargon or platitudes. Click here to read more. Author: Ashish Sen Source: CR News