Community radio groups

New Zealand

Community Access Radio Funded by NZ On Air this group currently supports 12 community access stations across New Zealand (Frankly, it’s no where near enough).

LPFM Licence With this licence you can operate a really low power FM radio station, and broadcast to an audience over a teeny-weeny area in your (very) local community, student campus, or at a public event.

LPFM Society of New Zealand The Society of Low Power FM Broadcasters exists to advance the interests of LPFM Broadcasters.

Low Power FM NZ Facebook Group For LPFM operators and those interested in the New Zealand LPFM scene.

Australia

Community Broadcasting Association of Australia

America

Pacifica Network The Pacifica Affiliate network includes approximately 200 independent radio stations, primarily in the United States. Affiliates are also located in Canada, Europe, and Africa. The network includes community radio stations, internet stations, low-power stations, and college stations.

The Alliance for Community Media is committed to assuring everyone’s access to electronic media through grassroots organizing, coalition building, public education, and a progressive legislative and regulatory agenda .

AMARC is an international non-governmental organization serving the community radio movement, with almost 3,000 members and associates in 110 countries.

Bill of Rights Defense Committee helps people convert their concerns into meaningful action to restore protections guaranteed under the Bill of Rights and the U.S. Constitution.

Free Press is a non-partisan organization working to involve the public in media policymaking and to craft policies for more democratic media.

Grassroots Radio Coalition/Conference is a loose coalition of community media activists, organized as a reaction against increasing commercialization of public radio and lack of support for volunteer-based stations.

Intercollegiate Broadcasting System is a 66 year old not for profit association and foundation serving over 981, college radio, high school radio, stations, podcasting, webcasting, streaming, for nearly 1,000 IBS Members.

Media Education FoundationThe Media Education Foundation produces and distributes video documentaries to encourage critical thinking and debate about the relationship between media ownership, commercial media content, and the democratic demand for free flows of information, diverse representations of ideas and people, and informed citizen participation.

National Federation of Community Broadcasters The NFCB is a national alliance of stations, producers, and others committed to community radio.

National Public Radio is a privately supported, not-for-profit membership organization that produces and distributes noncommercial news, talk, and entertainment programming.

Prometheus Radio Project Prometheus Radio Project is a collective of radio activists who conduct workshops, help build low power radio stations, and advocate for broader access to the airwaves.

Radio4all was formed in 1996 by grassroots broadcasters, free radio journalists and cyber-activists to provide means to share radio programs via the Internet and provides compressed audio files which can be downloaded to your computer and then converted to tape or added to a playlist for broadcast.

The National Lawyers Guild latest “Know Your Rights” guide is titled You Have the Right to Remain Silent. This 16-page booklet is designed for activists and others who are contacted by the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security or local law enforcement. It also contains useful information for non-citizens and minors. We hope this publication will satisfy a demand created by the recent FBI raids.

Britain

Radio Today Industry trade publication.

Community Media Association a non-profit making organisation founded in 1983 to support community radio.

Music Licensing PPL exists to help ensure that those who invest their time, talent and money to make recorded music are fairly paid for their work.

Community Radio Toolkit resources for community radio stations to use, wherever they are, to improve what they do, to better serve their communities .

Forum Central (might be of interest…)