From Australia to Turkey
The main objective of this book is to propose a new interactive educational radio model for Turkey. Thus, six educational, community and university-based radio stations in Australia were researched. In terms of representing the entire country and all educational radio broadcasting practices, samples were selected from different structures and cities of Australia. After obtaining required data in the participant observation process, in-depth interviews with radio representatives were carried out. It was questioned, what the basic factors of effective educational radio stations are, how today's broadcasting technologies affect the relationship between radio and its audience and how interpersonal communication process reflects new radio broadcasting practices.
About the author
Fırat Tufan is Assistant Professor at the Department of Interpersonal Communication, Istanbul University. He holds a PhD from Istanbul University and conducted his postdoc research at the University of Technology Sydney. His studies focus on radio broadcasting, new media and distance education.
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