Waves of Change's blog

REFRAKA Network in Haiti Gives Voice to Women

July 15, 2010
Challenges for radio in Haiti.

REFRAKA - the Network of Haitian Women Community Radio Broadcasters - and its challenges after the January 12 earthquake. Includes an excerpt of the 2003 movie "Radyo Pa Nou."


We Own TV: Participatory Project in Sierra Leone

July 15, 2010
Our program uses a community engaged curriculum

WeOwnTV is a collaborative media project that promotes self-expression as a way to explore our shared humanity and build a foundation for the future.

Low Power Station in Bonner County, Idaho

July 10, 2010
FM station recently licensed.

Jeff Poole stands beneath the tower that will broadcast the signal of Sandpoint community radio station KRFY-FM later th

The State of Citizen Media in Madagascar

July 2, 2010
Readership came back when the legitimacy of the regime was questioned


OurPlanet-TV is an independent channel in Tokyo

June 18, 2010
Our Planet TV
OurPlanet-TV is an alternative media/webcast station with no religious or political affiliations.

FCC Hearings in Richmond VA 2003: Media Ownership

June 17, 2010
Dharma Dailey testifies about the need for local media.
Commissioner Michael Copps organized hearings on media ownership, starting in 2003. This one was held in Richmond, Virginia. Local Filmmaker, Curator, James Parrish held his monthly Flicker meeting as a warm-up for the FCC hearing, with a video about media consolidation and presentations by many media activists who had come to Richmond for the occasion.

World Wide Children's Radio Site

June 9, 2010
Includes many radio stations-- for example in Liberia.
This is a page from a children's web radio site.

Waves of Change Map

June 5, 2010
The beta version of our map. An open source map will be posted soon.