Can I play White Market Podcast on my radio station? Is White Market Podcast content compliant?
We compiled a series of questions to help you use our content. Hopefully, we managed to reply to most of your concerns about White Market Podcast and its content. If you need any extra information, feel free to drop us an email.
- What is White Market Podcast?
White Market Podcast is a weekly radio show about free music and free culture by Rute Correia. While the show is mainly focused on Creative Commons-licenced music, since it is also naturally intertwined with other movements and ideologies such as Open Source and Open Access, it often features these and similar forms of activism related to digital rights and freedom.
At the minute, White Market Podcast is developing into a syndication platform providing free-to-use content to community radio stations (and potentially to other volunteer-based and grassroots organisations).
- Does White Market Podcast make any money?
No, it doesn’t. White Market is a completely independent, non-profit and volunteer-based project.
- Can my radio station freely broadcast White Market Podcast?
Yes, but only if your radio station does not operate with commercial purposes. White Market Podcast weekly show is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial licence, which allows you to rebroadcast the show. Extra content such as interviews and documentaries may have different restrictions, but they are all safe to be rebroadcast in a non-commercial environment.
- Do I have to do anything specific to broadcast White Market Podcast?
Yes, you must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license we use (it’s this one, by the way – CC BY-NC) and indicate if changes were made. You should credit White Market Podcast’s work to White Market Podcast and link to its website. Like this: “This is a work by White Market Podcast. CC BY-NC“
- Do I need to ask permission to broadcast White Market Podcast?
No, you don’t, Creative Commons licences give you that permission. However, we encourage you to let us know if you rebroadcast any White Market Podcast content so we can spread the word on it as well.
- Is White Market Podcast compliant with media regulations?
White Market Podcast and all the audio content under White Market Podcast is compliant with Ofcom Broadcasting Code, the broadcast media regulator in the UK. If you’re broadcasting White Market Podcast outside the UK and/or have any extra concerns about compliance, please send us an email.
- Where/how can I download White Market Podcast?
White Market Podcast is available via RSS feed. Subscribing to the feed will allow you to know when new episodes are available, while also allowing you to download each session. You can also download episodes directly from each episode’s page on our website; you can find the list of all our episodes on our Podcast Archive page. Alternatively, you can use our repository on The Internet Archive, where we host all our content.
- Is White Market Podcast available under a high quality bit rate?
Yes, White Market Podcast weekly sessions are serviced as a 320kbps/VBR MP3 files. Extra content, such as interviews, is available at least in both MP3 (320kbps/VBR) and WAV (44.1 kHz-16 bit stereo). Occasionally, extra formats such as FLAC and OGG will be available.
- Can I freely use the texts posted on this website?
Yes, you can, so long as you don’t use it for commercial purposes. You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. If you need to use them for commercial purposes, send us an email and we can talk about it.
- Can I freely use the images posted on this website?
Most of the images used on this website are published under Creative Commons licences, which means they can be shared under specific restrictions set by their author. Please refer to each image’s licence to find out what you can or cannot do with each image. When there is no credit information about an image, it means that the author has decided to licence it under a CC-0 licence, meaning no attribution is required.
- What are Creative Commons licences?
Creative Commons licences are free, easy-to-use copyright licenses providing a simple, standardized way to give you permission to share and use creative work— on conditions of the author’s choice. These help White Market Podcast (and millions of other makers) to legally share their knowledge and creativity to build a more equitable, accessible, and innovative world.
- What does each Creative Commons licence allow me to do?
The restrictions of usage differ from licence to licence, but they all allow sharing. You can easilly find out what each licence allow you to do on this infographics by Foter.
- How does White Market Podcast use Creative Commons?
Creative Commons are essential to White Market Podcast. All the third-party content used on White Market Podcast is also available under Creative Commons licences – you can find detailed attributions on our Credits section. On top of this, All the content produced by White Market Podcast is available under Creative Commons licences. Most of it (including the weekly radio show) is available under a CC BY-NC, but there are some exceptions with some content being available under less restrictive licences.