Pirate Radio, Radio Caroline
For this option you must discuss the idea of pirate radio with specific focus on Radio Caroline. Radio is such an integral and often overlooked broadcast medium. Its been integral to some of the world’s biggest events, it’s an important element of a functioning public sphere, and its been the site for a lot of contentious action.
In this case study, focus on Radio Caroline and discuss how it best illustrates the theory and ideas we’ve explored in class.
This topic is intentionally wide open, it’s up to you to decide what parts of this you want to focus on and how it connects throughout the course material.
Academically, how can you make sense of Radio Caroline as an alternative infrastructure?
Have some fun with it, use your course material and have an opinion on this, be thoughtful and engage with your critical thinking.