Yearly Archives: 2021

5 posts

DE-/RE-CONSTRUCTION OF MEDIA

In the early 2010s we were afraid that the Media Council would regulate the media with fines, which would have evoked a classic censorship, but it soon became clear that more attention should be paid to the transformation of ownership.  In a survey conducted by Mérték (Measure) Media Monitor from […]

(NOT SO) FREE MEDIA IN HUNGARY

When someone asked me to introduce and say a few sentences about Hungary’s media landscape and about the state of free media, I lost my bearings. I could recite the government’s or the National Media Authority’s statements about Hungary’s media – “it is diverse, free, media pluralism was never so […]

Cultural Broadcasting Archive (cba)

Cultural Broadcasting Archive (CBA) is Austrian counterpart to Freie-Radios.Net: Members of the Association of Free Radios Austria (Verband Freier Radios Österreich, VFRÖ) use CBA as an archive of their broadcasts. More than 100,000 audio contributions in about 50 languages from a wide range of topics are available for listening and […]

Free Radios at re:publica21

The free radio scene is participating at re:publica21, the largest conference on topics of the Internet and digital society in Europe promoting their slogan “FREE, ANONYM, FREE OF CHARGE – What happens to the FREE FREQUENCIES?” „We have noticed that it is unclear in almost all federal states what will […]