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Date: Sat, 9 Aug 2008 09:42:01 +1000
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Hi everyone,
Apologies for writing in English. I hope someone can translate for me. 

I am interested in hearing your feedback on the idea of an accreditation scheme for community media - a bit like Fair Trade labeling but for broadcast and online community media. 

A group of us here in Australia have organised a symposium ito discuss the concept and logistics. We would like to trial it here and then see if it could go global. OURMedia could possibly be a key organisation in making it work by uniting various peak bodies etc. 

I have written a short article explaining the idea. It can be found at:



Dr Ellie Rennie
Research Fellow
Institute for Social Research
ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
+61 3 9214 5303
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Swinburne University of Technology
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