Community Radio in the West

  title={Community Radio in the West},
  author={Bart Cammaerts},
  journal={International Communication Gazette},
  pages={635 - 654}
  • Bart Cammaerts
  • Published 3 November 2009
  • Political Science
  • International Communication Gazette
In this article the legacy of struggle by community radio in the West is analysed from a comparative perspective. More specifically, the focus of this article is on Western media policies towards community radio. It is argued that while many community radio discourses, theories and policies are oriented towards developing countries and emerging democracies, community radio stations in the West are often forced to operate in the margins. Case studies on the US, the UK and Belgium are presented… 

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