Community Radio as a Solution to the Rapidly Growing Menace of Fake News While deliberately produced disinformation are not new to the media or its consumers, the onslaughts of fake news have gathered alarming magnitude and influence in recent times. In the last ten years, the Asia-Pacific region has seen rapid expansion of smartphone
AMARC Asia-Pacific is the regional autonomous chapter of the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC).
AMARc Asia pacific publishes tthe AMARC Asia Pacific Newsletter with information about community radio in countries of the Asia Pacific region.
Relevant information about development challenges, media regulation, community media and community radio in the Asia pacific region.
AMARC Asia-Pacific Community Radio Campaigns
Many Asia Pacific governments have failed to ensure access of indigenous peoples to media in general and indigenous community media in particular. The project seeks to clarify in selected countries and document best practices of indigenous community radio broadcasting legislation. The Asia and the Pacific region is home to the largest number of Indigenous Peoples, more
The community radio campaign “Building Resilient Communities through Community Broadcasting: Community Radio Campaign against COVID-19” will contribute to increase resilience in local communities served by participating CR in Asia-Pacific countries. It seeks to lessen the impact of COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown measures on local economies, particularly on the most vulnerable and those living below the
The project addresses the role of media and particularly CR, in responding to the alarming increase in cases of violence against women and girls (VAWG) and all forms of violence in the context of COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in rural communities. The project will be implemented in Bangladesh, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Myanmar and Nepal. The direct beneficiaries
The Nepal conflict resolution and peace building experience from the perspective of community radio audiences and broadcasters. Reflection on challenges, unresolved conflicts issues and peace building. The AMARC-AP project “Community radios, conflict resolution and peace building in Nepal”, seeks to enhance the role of community radios in addressing challenges resulting from unresolved conflicts, peacebuilding and transitional
The community radio campaign “Resilient Family Farming: Ensuring Food for All in a Sustainable Planet” seeks to value the role of family farming in achieving food security and sustainable development, especially in the present crisis situation derived from the COVID-19 pandemic. It seeks also to reduce the negative impact of the COVID-19 crisis in relation to