Tribal Participation in Content Development for Community Radio: A Case Study of Radio Mattoli

Community radio creates an avenue for the community members to be a part of content development, its creation and broadcasting. The extent of community participation may vary with different stations. The present case study attempts to look into the Tribal participation in content development process of Radio Mattoli, a community radio from Kerala. The Tribals, an important section of the target population gets a platform to bring out their perspective on issues concerning them, by which the development agencies can conceptualize the tribal development programmes and policies putting the tribal perspective at the central point.

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