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Training on Basic Journalism for Community Radio Broadcasters in Bangladesh

Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB) of Ministry of Information, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh has organized three days training on basic journalism for community radio broadcasters on 18 September 2017 at Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB) in Dhaka. Ms. Anowara Begum Director (Training) has inaugurated the training while Mr. AHM Bazlur Rahman, Chief Executive Officer of Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) [...]

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Bangladesh’s Community Media Sector Urge – ​​Pushing Myanmar to Stop Rohingya ‘Genocide’​

Bangladesh’s community media sector demanded that global and neighboring countries leaders, civil societies of Myanmar and the United Nations (UN) put pressure on the Myanmar government to stop “genocide” and persecution against Rohingyas. Rohingya refugees walk on the muddy path after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border in Teknaf, Bangladesh, September 3, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain Community Media Sector wants to register grave concern that the Rohingya issue [...]

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Three Community Radio Stations in Bangladesh included in Finalists of the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Prizes 2017

The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Program Department has announced the finalists for the ABU Prizes 2107 on the ABU website. Three Community Radio Stations in Bangladesh included in Finalists of the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) Prizes 2017. Community radio stations namely Community Radio Sarabela, 98.8 Community Radio Chillmari 99.2 and Community Radio Padma 99.2 of the Northern part of Bangladesh included the finalists of the prestigious [...]

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PIB- A2I MEDIA AWARD-2017 COMMUNITY RADIO PADMA 99.2 AND COMMUNITY RADIO CHILMARI 99.2 RECEIVED THE AWARD

Two Community Radio Stations Community Radio Padma 99.2 and Community Radio Chilmari 99.2 of the country have received the Bangladesh Press Institute (PIB) – Access to Information-(A2I) Media Award 2017 in Radio Category for their contribution in innovation in line with Digital Bangladesh issues and Sustainable Development Goal 16:10. Mr. Shadi Mahood of Reporter of Community Radio Padma and Polash Mahmud, Reporter of Community Radio Chilmari [...]

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Dalit youth & youth women in Community Radio: the beginning of a new era for reducing Inequality of Voice Poverty in Bangladesh

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) is implementing its Community Media Fellowship Program for Dalit youth & youth women in Media and Journalism aiming to ensure the access of Dalit communities to the mass media with support from Free Press Unlimited. The duration of the Fellowship Program is three months. This is the sixth batch of the program engaging the [...]

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Five Community Radio Started Flood Broadcasting in Northern Part of Bangladesh

Due to the ongoing terrible flood, millions of people in northern part of Bangladesh fall in an adverse situation. Flood protection embankments flash away daily, new areas down, destroying crops and the sufferings of the people with their livestock reaches in an extreme misery condition in line with the flood situation worsened further as the onrush of water from upstream was continuing, affecting around six [...]

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Six Bangladeshi Community Radio Broadcasters Completed Fellowship at Oklahoma University, USA & Back to Bangladesh Successfully

“Community Radio based English learning has a great potential that reduces the gap between urban and rural settings” “American English Radio Project (AERP)” becomes one of the most popular programs of the community radios in Bangladesh. Listeners’ numbers are increasing day by day; more than 300,000 English language learners are now tuning the program regularly. At present, the program is broadcasting through all 17 Community Radio [...]

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Sustainable Development Goals 10(SDG 10): Reduce inequality – Community Media Fellowship – Rural Youth & Youth Women have become change makers

Being a member of the fishermen community; Rinki Rani Das has witnessed the struggles and challenges of the community as the sufferer. Although it was absent in her thought that besides them there are other deprived communities living in her surroundings too. As a fellow of Community Radio Bikrampur, she witnessed various aspects of different communities during her works. Rinki shared -`I met a girl [...]

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SDG 16:10 PIB- A2I Media Award-2017: Community Radio Padma and Community Radio Chilmari win jointly in Radio Category

Two Community Radio Stations Community Radio Padma 99.2 and Community Radio Chilmari 99.2 of the country won Bangladesh Press Institute (PIB) – Access to Information-(A2I) Media Award 2017 in Radio Category for their contribution in innovation in line with Digital Bangladesh issues and Sustainable Development Goal 16:10. The names of winners PIB-A2I Media Award 2017 were declared on 27 July 2017. A total of seven journalists [...]

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Notice for Time Extension of Amateur Radio Service Examination 2017

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has announced, ‘Amateur Radio Service licensing examination 2017. The examination will be held on 19th of August 2017. Amateur radio (also called ham radio) is the use of designated radio frequency spectra for purposes of private recreation, non-commercial exchange of messages, wireless experimentation, self-training, and emergency communication. The term “amateur” is used to specify persons interested in radio technique solely with a [...]

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