Swedish delegation visits Valley Radio station

Swedish Ambassador Helena Gröndahl Rietz and a high level delegation from the Swedish Development Agency (Sida) visited a community-based radio station in the Jordan Valley Friday and met with organizers and volunteers as well as local officials. The visit, part of an overview of development in the region, was organized by the Amman-based Community Media Network ...

3 lessons in audience engagement from NPR Music

Speaking at the Next Radio conference, Anya Grundmann of NPR Music described how she believes content series are better than 'one-offs' for connecting with audiences online 

Vague ads coax women into prostitution!

Amman (AmmanNet), “Female with good appearance wanted for job – no experience or qualifications necessary. For more information contact 07********” As soon as she saw the advertisement in one of the weekly newspapers, Israa, 24, quickly called hoping to secure herself a job. She has been jobless since graduating from Jordan University in 2012. She got ...

Aswatona Fund for Media Development Launched

The Aswatona Fund for Media Development, a 1.5m Euro multi-partner regional funding initiative to enhance independent media sector in the Maghreb and the Mashreq, was launched June 5. This project is part of the European Union funded programme “Media and culture for development” which supports the efforts of the Southern Mediterranean countries’ in building deep-rooted ...

Jordan Community Radio Station Broadcasts to Syrian Refugees

June 02, 2014 3:40 PM AMMAN — The civil war in Syria has displaced more than nine million Syrians of which hundreds of thousands have fled to Jordan. A community radio station in Amman has begun addressing some of the needs of this growing refugee population. Midday at the Balad Community radio station in Amman. Rose ...