Once again, it’s time for the big game and time to run down where you can listen to the Super Bowl on the radio. While most football fans will have plans to be as close to a TV as possible, there are still folks who want to catch the game but can’t be near a […]
As of Monday evening, 13 staffers at WSOU, the student-run radio station of Seton Hall University, have sequestered themselves in their East Orange, New Jersey HQ to cover the Great East Coast Blizzard of 2015. WSOU 89.5 FM will be “live and local throughout the storm,” its station manager Erica Szczepaniak promised in a press […]
During my trip to Seattle in October, 2014 for the College Broadcasters Inc. conference, the third station that I visited was UWave at University of Washington, Bothell. Currently an online-only station, UWave is also the holder of a construction permit to build a new low power FM college radio station.
New York radio station WXNY-FM is being asked to pay a $20,000 penalty because it aired Emergency Alert System (EAS) tones as part of a comedy sketch on the January 28, 2014 episode of the Luis Jimenez Show.
In the world of low power FM (LPFM) this week, news centers around some current and former college radio groups, a few license cancellations, and a number of construction permits granted for stations that will operate with time-share arrangements. The total number of construction permits granted from the 2013 window is now 1,622.
In this week’s podcasting news: Current debuts new podcast about public media; NPR Labs gives an update on viral audio experiments; are audiobooks benefiting from the podcast boom? Current Invites You to the Pub Current, the print and digital news source covering public media, just launched its own weekly podcast, The Pub. It’s hosted by […]
The organization that fought Vanderbilt University’s sale of WRVU-FM has good news. WRVU Friends and Family says it is moving as fast as the non-profit can to get its newly won 100 watt Low Power FM radio station running: WXNA-LP of Nashville, Tennessee. The plan is to place a transmitter around Germantown, a bit to […]
In honor of Sunday’s 4-year anniversary of the shutdown of University of San Francisco’s college radio station KUSF’s 90.3 FM signal, it seemed like the perfect occasion to visit KUSF-in-Exile/San Francisco Community Radio (SFCR).
Happy New Year and welcome back to the Radio Survivor Academic Series! For this first post of 2015 I want to call attention to a recent online series on archives by members of the Radio Preservation Task Force and pass on some information about four upcoming conferences related to radio studies, that focus on radio […]
Democracy Now! today ran audio of a largely forgotten speech by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., released and curated by the Pacifica Radio Archives. Just days before receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, King spoke in London, offering a detailed overview of the history of the civil rights movement in the United States and linking […]