Top Menu

Radio Preservation Task Force

Announcing the RPTF Conference: Saving America’s Radio Heritage

Over the past few months the Radio Preservation Task Force (now with a brand new website) has worked to expand its list of affiliate archives. A number of big organizations have also become recently affiliated with the RPTF, including NPR, the Pacifica Radio Archives, the Prometheus Radio Project, and the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and […]

Continue Reading 0
Roundhouse radio explainer graphic

Vancouver media counting the minutes for Roundhouse Radio to go live

It could be a “scary time to be launching a media venture,” warns the Vancouver Daily Xtra in a feature about Roundhouse radio, a new commercial community station scheduled to go live in September. “[M]edia locally and globally is contracting, with independent platforms getting snapped up by conglomerates.” The times are apparently so terrifying that […]

Continue Reading 0
on-air sign at college radio station KWVA

College Radio Watch: Alum Calls for Return of KTRU’s Old FM License to Rice, WRAS Update + More News

Last week we reported the news that University of Houston is planning to sell the license for the former KTRU-FM frequency in Houston, Texas that it purchased from Rice University back in 2011. I’d been wondering how KTRU supporters were reacting to the news, as they waged a fierce battle in their efforts to keep […]

Continue Reading 0
LPFM Watch

LPFM Watch: Hispanic Arts of Tampa Responds to Complaint Filed Against its LPFM + More News

A few weeks ago we reported on complaints being made by a commercial radio group against Tampa, Florida-area low power FM (LPFM) station WVVF-LP in reference to its choice in programming. The Beasley Media Group (BMG), which operates a 50,000 watt commercial radio station in the area (WYUU), argued that Hispanic Arts of Tampa (WVVF) […]

Continue Reading 0
Student recruits at Delhi Community Radio.

Notes on community radio and democracy in Delhi, India and Mkushi, Zambia

Some interesting items on community radio from two very different places. In Zambia supporters of the Patriotic Front (PF) electoral party “briefly interrupted operations” at the Mkushi Community Radio Station on Tuesday “in protest against [the] alleged political inclination of a Board Member of that Station.” That’s according to the Lusaka Times online newspaper. It’s […]

Continue Reading 0
Dan Reimold - photo from College Media Matters

RIP Student Media Advocate Dan Reimold

After publishing College Radio Watch on Friday, I was shocked to hear the news that Dan Reimold had died. I was a huge fan of Dan’s work and felt like he was a kindred spirit, with his passion and advocacy for student media. Dan was an assistant professor of journalism at St. Joseph’s University in […]

Continue Reading 0

Powered by WordPress. Designed by WooThemes