UNESCO’s Executive Board recommended to the General Conference the proclamation of World Radio Day, on the basis of a feasibility study undertaken by UNESCO, further to a proposal from Spain. Radio is the mass media reaching the widest audience in the world. It is also recognized as a powerful communication tool and a low cost medium. Radio is specifically suited to reach remote communities and vulnerable people: the illiterate, the disabled, women, youth and the poor, while offering a platform to intervene in the public debate, irrespective of people’s educational level. Furthermore, radio has a strong and specific role in emergency communication and disaster relief. There is also a changing face to radio services which, in the present times of media convergence, are taking up new technological forms, such as broadband, mobiles and tablets. However, it is said that up to a billion people still do not have access to radio today. A wide consultation process started in June … [Read more...] about Why World Radio Day?
In her remarks, Ms Susan Vize appreciated the initiative of VOV to hold two seminars on the theme " Radio Is You” and “Media Promotes Gender Equality” “Radio is still the most dynamic, reactive and robust medium in forming and transforming us through information, entertainment and audience participation. Having a radio means you’re never alone," she said Addressing the ceremony,VOV President Nguyen The Ky affirmed that radio has always been a convenient, engaging, popular and diverse media platform. "This year’s theme “Radio is you” highlights the importance of interactions between radio stations and the audiences. Listeners are the key factor in a radio station’s development strategy and policy. As the national radio network, VOV has been the vanguard in reforming the media to better meet public demands. VOV programs are open and highly interactive to encourage listeners’ participation, making radio a loyal companion of the … [Read more...] about VOV celebrates World Radio Day 2017
(VOVworld)- Under the theme “Radio is you”, this year’s World Radio Day, which falls annually on February 13, focuses interaction with listeners. Listener-centered radio stations intend to listen to listeners and create forums for them to express their opinions and concern. Letters from VOV's listeners around the world The current rapid development of science and technology and the explosion of social media are changing the media context globally. To attract listeners, radio stations have taken advantage of technology and social media. Building trust among the public Each radio station has its own ways to keep its loyal listeners and attract new listeners. Some have revised their programs and content, increased interactions with listeners, and created forums for them to express their own opinions. The Romanian Radio Station has become more successful by placing its listeners at the center. Founded in 1928, the station is Romania’s most prestigious and most … [Read more...] about World Radio Day 2017- Radio is you
The UNESCO-initiated theme for this year is “Radio is YOU!”. It's all about audience participation and engagement – providing your listeners with a voice, not simply on-air, but in the policy and planning of the media station. By listening to its audiences and responding to their needs, radio provides the diversity of views and voices needed to address the challenges we all face.World Radio Day 2017 Celebration and the two workshops, whose topics are “Radio is YOU" and “Media promotes gender equality" will be attended by 250 guests, including speakers, leaders from provincial radio and television stations, lecturers, journalists, reporters and students from various academies of journalism as well as domestic and international organizations.The events promise to create a useful platform for reporters, editors and staffs to exchange and share with radio experiences, raising the awareness of gender equality in the VOV’s programs.VOV President … [Read more...] about VOV to celebrate World Radio Day 2017
A delegation from the Authority of Radio Frequency Management on Jan. 23 attended the 12th World Radio Communication Conference in Geneva. The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) conference saw the participation of 3,500 delegates from ITU member countries around the world. The conference discussed the important role of radio communication transmitted via high technology devices such as mobile phones and internet- connected computers. Doan Quang Hoan, General Director of the Authority of Radio Frequency Management said Vietnam attended this conference to discuss issues related to the usage of radio frequency and satellite orbits, ensuring the rights of Vietnam in this field. At the conference, Vietnamese experts will join experts from other countries in studying and helping ITU make sound decisions, contributing to developing the world radio communication sector./. … [Read more...] about Vietnam attends world radio event in Geneva