Radio and Peace In a radio broadcast on 8 May 1945, Winston Churchill announced that the Second World War had ended. The same day, the US President, Harry S. Truman, broke the news via radio to Americans. Like these, other events like the world cup, Miss World, results of elections or other competitions have been […]
It is World Radio Day, a day set aside by UNESCO in 2011 to celebrate the evolution of radio and the role it plays in spreading of information and fostering networking and communication around the world. This year’s theme is Radio and Trust and I would love to x-ray this in light of gender equality. […]
As we celebrate World Radio Day, I am proud to be alive in a generation where the radio is more than just something people tune into for the news. The reality of how it is also a tool that can be used to change the negative perceptions and stereotypes that people have had for years gladdens my heart and gives me hope. People are being reached out to. People are listening and learning. They are growing. They are evolving and someday gender equality will be a reality all over the world because people use the radio to educate, enlighten and promote this good cause.