A handful of people without a strong lobby, but with solid expertise persevered against all political odds. Today it is impossible to imagine the broadcasting landscape without Community Radio and Community TV. Especially during times of increasing media concentration, community media is being recognised and appreciated as a journalistic supplement, a forum for groups and people who lack a voice in the commercial media, and a platform for Austrian musicians and cultural practitioners.
Read more about the development of Community Radio in Austria!
Hear more about the history of Community Radio in the audio series ‘Freie Wellen - 15 Jahre nichtkommerzielle Freie Radios in Österreich’ (‘Free Waves - 15 Years of noncommercial Community Radio in Austria’) produced by Radio AGORA in 2014.