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 International Journal of Education and Development using ICT > Vol. 2, No. 2 (2006) open journal systems 


Community radio and emerging information networks

Ruchika R.N. Negi, Social Science Researcher, New Delhi, India


Abstract
This article seeks to take a closer look at the workings of five community radio groups operating in the northwestern hills of Uttaranchal in India. Why is there a need for alternative knowledge platforms? What does it mean to work on information networks? Who are these people who comprise these groups? The article seeks tries to introduce and analyse the processes and the experiences of the local volunteers in doing radio amidst their own community members. The article seeks suggests that such initiatives, small and scattered as they may be, help in the creation of knowledge networks that help to form newer, hitherto unexplored spaces of dialogue and discourse.


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International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology. ISSN: 1814-0556