Spectrum and Community Radio

Guest Post by Ram Bhat of maraa, a Bangalore-based media collective.   Community Radio became a reality in India, on the 16th of November 2006. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MoIB) released official guidelines enabling civil society organizations, educational institutions and agricultural centres to broadcast locally via FM. The government, at that time, has […]


A tiny step too late

Sometimes a small step in the right direction needs to be applauded, even if it is a bit late in the day and  just a half-hearted attempted. I am not sure if I’ve seen something like this before during my morning dose of Deccan Herald, so it came as a pleasant surprise to see the […]