Community radio and transnational identities

Mitchell, Caroliine and Lewis, Peter M. (2018) Community radio and transnational identities. In: Transnationalizing radio research: new encounters with an old medium. transcript Verlag, Bielefeld, Germany, pp. 33-46. ISBN 978-3-8376-3913-1

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The chapter reports on the findings of participatory action research carried out in part of the Transnational Radio Encounters project, funded by the EU's agency, Humanities in the European Research Area, 2013-2016. Mitchell (University of Sunderland) and Lewis (London Metropolitan University) discuss the ways in which often-marginalized transnational communities use community radio to create on-air and local spaces where their experiences are given central meaning. The authors focused on minorities using community radio in the SW and NE of England, on mainland Europe and in Canada, noting how certain forms of aesthetic practice, including language, helped to carve out spaces apart from mainstream media, what barriers to access and participation presented themselves, and how such communities or stations archive the stories and experiences of communities they articulate in daily practice.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: The co-authors also co-edited the chapters in Section 1 of the book: Asserting identity: Minorities’ Use of Community Radio
Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 070 News media, journalism & publishing
300 Social sciences > 380 Commerce, communications & transportation
Department: School of Computing and Digital Media
Depositing User: Peter Lewis
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2019 09:16
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2019 09:16
URI: http://repository.londonmet.ac.uk/id/eprint/4707

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