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How community radios are helping fight Covid-19

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Published in Hindustan Times on 1 June 2020
It is a sweltering afternoon and Imran Khan has just started another episode of ‘Corona Se Jang, Radio Mewat Ke Sang’, a live programme, in his thick Mewati accent.

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Haryana: Radio raises Covid awareness, fights misinformation in Nuh

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Published in Times of India on 20 April 2020
NUH: In this age of technology, it is the humble wireless that’s proving to be the vaccine against misinformation in Nuh, which has reported 57 cases of Covid-19 so far.

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Radio Mewat in India: broadcasting 14 hours without fear or favour

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Published in IAWRT in April 2020
Mewat has one of the lowest media penetration in the country, but a high mobile phone penetration, which also doubles up as a potent radio listening-tool.

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Community radio stations reach out to create corona awareness despite lack of funds

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Published in The New Indian Express on 27 March 2020
The outbreak of COVID-19 has further strained the resources of the CR stations, said N A Shah Ansari, president community radio association.

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Community radio as a phenomenon: Winning hertz

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Published in The Hindu on 24 February 2018
Whether it’s handling harassment complaints or conducting tuition classes for children, community radio is riding a new wave of growth

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Riding the air wave

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Published in The Hindu on 6 August 2012
Local communities find solutions on the radio

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Tune in to Mewat

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Published in Hard News on 2 April 2012
Like ‘history from above’ has a counter in histories written from below, mainstream television and radio have a counter in the idea of community radio

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How One Award-Winning Radio Channel Forever Changed an Underserved Community in Haryana

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Published in The Better India on 28 October 2015
“Everyone should be in a position to speak, say, listen and be heard,” says Archana Kapoor.

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Community radio to take care of consumer complaints in Mewat

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Published in The Times of India on 13 January 2014
One of the country’ most backward districts, Mewat in Haryana will get India’s first community radi based consumer helpline on Wednesday. This helpline will be managed by Mewat based community radio station, Radio Mewat.

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Rural radio poised to bring hinterlands to speed

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Published in Hindustan Times on 5 April 2015
In this region of wretched poverty not far from Delhi, Mohd Arif, 28, and colleague Warisa, 23, are part of a team of intrepid reporters for a rural radio station.

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