Ongoing Construction . . .
CMN published its magazine “Tracking” in hard copy from 1994 – 1999, subsequently going online in 2000. Back issues are in the CMN Archives which will be made available on an archives page as work on this site progresses.
Centre piece S&H May 2003 : This 4-page document produced by CMN in 2003 outlines milestones in the development of community television in Ireland.
Seen and Heard? Community television, community development and social exclusion. CMN, 2003 (available in email or hard copy from CMN)
While many community activists understand the power of media, and are excited by the potential of something called community media, not all feel sure about what it is, how to use it, what it will do for their community exactly, will it just be a diversion from the real work we need to do? Here we have brought together background information and examples that community groups can recognise as close to their own work, and demonstrate the links to community development aims.
Report on Workshop concerning the new Broadcasting Act 2001 which legislated for community television in Ireland.
Position Paper presented to Dublin City Development Board as submission to consultation on their 10 Year Plan
This Guidebook was produced as part of the CMN Integra project “Building Community Media in Ireland” 1997-2000. Written by Maria Gibbons, it outlines approaches and needs for community media training in radio, video, and photography.
Research documents and publications undertaken with CMN:
Margaret Gillan; Submitted to IAMCR Conference 2011
Margaret Gillan; paper presented at New Agendas Conference, NUIM, 2011
Challenges for CM 2010 Margaret Gillan; Published in Interface, Volume 2, Issue 2 (online Journal) at: http://interfacejournal.nuim.ie/?p=1339
PhD Thesis: Participatory Action Research (PAR) Project to support the deve;opment of community television in Ireland. Margaret Gillan, January 2010. Report imminent. Selected supporting documents below.
PhD; Selection of supporting papers prepared for CTV network members:
Tabulated schema of types of programmes as a review of possibilities for the community television channel and possible funding streams.
Case study “Production in the Community” with community drama group performance of “Men At Work” 2008. The video was recorded during a public performance in a community hall, the study reviews the problems encountered with the production both organisationally and technically as well as the achievement of producing a broadcast standard production with very few resources.
A reference document reviewing programme formats and the extent used in CTV.
Case study of NvTv, Belfast. 2004
Relating to Community media and CTV. 2008
Brief report on CMN collaboration with Drama Group 2004
Useful diagram of the Participatory Action Research (PAR) process