The FCC just released its long-awaited revision to media ownership rules. After years of back-and-forth with the Third Circuit Court of Appeals there are very few changes. Prof. Christopher Terry, of the University of Minnesota School of Journalism, argues this represents a monumental failure that places all media ownership rules at grave risk. He joins to explain why.
College and community radio folks are starting to wonder what’s happening with CMJ. The longstanding music publication has been mostly silent for months, and signs are unclear that its annual Music Marathon is ready for its usual fall presentation. Jennifer Waits digs in to what we know and what we don’t know, and helps us understand why we should care. She also examines the Princeton Review’s 2017 list of so-called “best” college radio stations.
- The FCC’s Legacy on Media Ownership: Now with More Failure!
- Princeton Review College Rankings
- Princeton Review “Best College Radio Station” List Archives (Radio Survivor)
- How Popular is Your College Radio Station? Princeton Review’s 2017 Survey Results
- What Is the Future of CMJ?
- CMJ’s Slowdown (Radio Survivor, June 2016)
- CMJ Sure Seems to Be Over (Stereogum)
- Is CMJ Happening this Year? Probably Not (Pitchfork)