The One to Watch

Radio, New ICTs and Interactivity

Edited by Bruce Girard
in collaboration with
The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES)
Geneva Office
Communication for Development Group
Extension, Education and Communication Service
Research, Extension and Training Division
Sustainable Development Department

This book was made possible in part by the financial support of the
Friedrich Ebert Foundation, FES Geneva Office

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Rome, 2003

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Preface - Bruce Girard

Section I: Concepts and Context

Chapter 1: Radio and the Internet: Mixing media to bridge the divide - Bruce Girard
Chapter 2: Take Five: A handful of essentials for ICTs in development - Alfonso Gumucio Dagron
Chapter 3: Linking Rural Radio to New ICTs in Africa: Bridging the rural digital divide - Jean-Pierre Ilboudo and Riccardo del Castello
Chapter 4: The Information Highways are still Unpaved: The Internet and West African community radio - Lynda Attias and Johan Deflander
Chapter 5: Public Radio and the Internet in the United States - Robert Ottenhoff

Section II: Gateways

Chapter 6: Community Multimedia Centres: Creating digital opportunities for all - Stella Hughes
Chapter 7: The Kothmale Model: Using radio to make the internet visible - Ian Pringle and MJR David
Chapter 8: Creating & Sustaining ICT Projects in Mozambique - Birgitte Jallov
Chapter 9: The Russian Rural Information Network - Nancy Bennett

Section III: Networks

Chapter 10: Awaking from the Big Sleep: Kantor Berita 68H - Martin Hala and Santoso
Chapter 11: The Agencia Informativa Púlsar - Bruce Girard
Chapter 12: InterWorld Radio: “The kind of thing that connects you to the world” - Francesca Silvani with additional research by Sameer Padania

Section IV: Communication with migrants

Chapter 13: Blending Old and New Technologies: Mexico's indigenous radio service messages - José Manuel Ramos and Ángel Díez
Chapter 14: Callos and Guatitas: Radio and migration in Ecuador and Spain - Luis Dávila and José Manuel López

Section V: Rural Radio: Case studies from the USA, Latin America and Africa

Chapter 15: Farm and Rural Radio in the United States: Some beginnings and models - Robert L. Hilliard
Chapter 16: After 50 years: The role and use of rural radio in Africa - Jean-Pierre Ilboudo
Chapter 17: Radio Chaguarurco: Now you're not alone - Bruce Girard

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