ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Who Is the Community in Community Radio?

Despite the enthusiasm for community-owned radio, a movement which has been steadily gaining pace since the implementation of new legislation of 2006, we are yet to find an understanding of who the community is in community radio. Through an extended case study, this analysis shows how "community participation" is constantly shifting. It presents three arguments: "community" is not a discrete entity; communities are dynamic; and communities are cognitive constructs.

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