Radio "magic": Women, culture and community access broadcasting
Degree GrantorUniversity of Canterbury
Degree NameDoctor of Philosophy
This research is a case study of the participation of women at Plains FM 96.9, one of eleven non-profit, community owned and operated community access radio stations in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Located in Christchurch city, Plains FM broadcasts community-produced programming in twenty different languages to the Canterbury region. As a community access station, it is committed to meeting community development objectives through the provision of access to the airwaves for groups that are underserved by mainstream media.