Anti-social Behaviour in Community Media

Anti-social behaviour gets covered  lot more in community media in comparison to mainstream media outlets. This is likely due to the information and stories written and posted about being more relevant at the level. The screenshot below is taken from … Continue reading

What Is Community Media?

‘Community’ To understand what community media is we first need to know the separate parts, ‘community’ and ‘media’. The dictionary definition of community is: 1. a social group of any size whose members reside in a specific locality, share  government, and often have a common cultural and historical heritage. 2. a locality inhabited by such a group. 3. a social, religious, occupational, or other group sharing common characteristics  or interests and perceived or perceiving itself as distinct in some respect from the  larger society within which it exists(usually preceded by the): the business  community; the community of scholars. 4. a group of associated nations sharing common interests or a common heritage:  the community of Western Europe. However a community cannot be simply … Continue reading