Daily Archives: June 27, 2011

Collaborative Media Initiative Conference 23 and 24 June 2011

The Collaborative Media Initiative (CMI) two-day conference entitled ‘Collaboration in Media: Sharing experiences, Paving the way for the future in Cyprus’, took place on 23-24 June 2011, at the Home for Cooperation in Nicosia’s Buffer Zone. The conference, inaugurated by Lisa Buttenheim, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General in Cyprus, aimed to strengthen dialogue on innovative approaches to media collaboration, and offer interim solutions for the future of media in Cyprus. Conference proceedings were in English, with simultaneous translation to Greek and Turkish. Download the flyer in English, Greek and Turkish. PRESS RELEASES AVAILABLE HERE IN ENGLISH, GREEK, AND TURKISH. POST EVENT PRESS RELEASE AVAILABLE HERE. For those of you unable to attend, you can download the presentations of the speakers here: Jean-Francois Pellier (ARTE TV) Presentation Dimitra Milioni (Cyprus University of Technology) Presentation Gordana Igric (Balkan Investigative Reporting Network) Presentation Holger Briel (University of Cyprus) Presentation Nico Carpentier (University of Loughborough) Presentation Dusan Babic (FTV, Sarajevo Broadcaster) Presentation.

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CCMC welcomes the launch of Anahtar Media

Everyone associated with the Cyprus Community Media Centre (CCMC) was delighted to see the successful launch of Anahtar Media, a joint venture between Radio Astra and Radyo Mayis. The two stations produced their first joint, live, simultaneous, on-location broadcast from the Home for Cooperation on Friday 24 June, to mark the close of the two-day conference organised by the Collaborative Media Initiative.

As the third partner in the Anahtar consortium, CCMC looks forward to contributing further to the initiative in the months to come. It is our belief that the will, determination, and innovation displayed by Astra and Mayis can become an example to others who seek to improve relationships and collaboration with colleagues across the divide in Cyprus. CCMC stands ready to support organisations and individuals from across the island who share the same goals and aspirations.

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