Tu piccola scatola, che ho tenuto stretto mentre fuggivo,
perché le tue valvole non si spaccassero,
che ho portato dalla casa alla nave e dalla nave al treno,
perché i miei nemici potessero ancora parlarmi
accanto al mio letto, alla mia pena,
l’ultima cosa la sera, la prima la mattina,
delle loro vittorie e delle mie ansie,
promettimi di non tacere all’improvviso.
It’s the poem by Bertolt Brecht, written between the two world wars, a long time before the transistor’s birth.
Despite the powerful of television, the radio is one of the most interesting media: in Italy the 35% of people is radio listeners, in front of 21% TV and 15% Internet audiences.
According to Communication Report from CENSIS, int the less populated areas the media that increase the mass socialization are more largely spread (TV 85%, Radio 74%).
The Radio helped to make Italy a united country, favorized a better-balanced growth, used to be a communication way better than motorways.
In Africa the radio is the best powerful reference point. These are some data: in Kenia there are 223 radio out of 1000 inhabitants, by the other side there are 22 TVs, 10 newspapers, 10 telephones and 20 mobiles, all of them out of 100 inhabitants. That’s why the radio gives more time to thinking and imagining. It’s said to be more important of the fingerprints, that means it has a very important role in the life of our planet.
The course’s aim is to describe the radio’s walk from an historical, technical and social point of view, with reference to Italy and Sardinia.
It’s largely referred to the language and technical of the storyteller and interviewing, the ways to tell a story and the making up of events and actors.
The recording and radio editing will be also a matter of the course, including a practical training.