Community Youth Radio in Rural Ireland

Jason P. Murphy 1 * , Kate Bluett 2
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1 American University in Bulgaria, IRELAND
2 Barnados, IRELAND
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Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies, Volume 11, Issue 3, Article No: e202114.
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This paper examines using media as a tool with which to engagement young people in in-formal education. It examines two approaches to youth radio and suggests pathways for future projects. The study took place at a community radio station in the West of Ireland, a geographically isolated rural region. The findings suggest that community radio can be a site of innovative, socially conscious media however this requires a strong product focus to audio texts.


Murphy, J. P., & Bluett, K. (2021). Community Youth Radio in Rural Ireland. Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies, 11(3), e202114.


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