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College Radio Watch: WUMD Sale Reactions, CBI Philly Recap, WGSU History Series and More News

This week’s podcast is a rare treat, featuring all four Radio Survivors: me, Matthew Lasar, Paul Riismandel and Eric Klein. In the college radio segment, we discuss the pending sale of the FM license for University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s college radio station WUMD. When we recorded the podcast, I hadn’t heard from many WUMD participants, so I was glad to be able to feature some of those perspectives in yesterday’s piece, WUMD Participants Speak out against Planned College Radio License Sale.

Also, my recap of last fall’s College Broadcasters Inc. convention in Philadelphia, including tidbits from a tour of Drexel University’s college radio station WKDU is in the current issue of Radio World. See the online version here.

In other college radio news…

College Radio News

WUMD-FM Supporters Object to Sale of Radio Station (Providence Journal)

Proposed WUMD Sale Hits Sour Note with Volunteers and Listeners (South Coast Today)

Battle Emerges over RI Public Radio Acquiring UMass Dartmouth Radio Station (GoLocal Prov)

Non-Commercial FM Radio Construction Permit Donated to Montana State University (All Access)

WKNC Announces Line-up for Double Barrel Benefit (WKNC)

Wheaton College to Sell Radio Station (My Suburban Life)

WPPJ Notches Four National Radio Awards (Point Park Globe)

SCCC Radio Station on the Air as Construction Proceeds (New Jersey Herald)

Peruse Open Library’s Collection of Articles about College Radio (Open Music Library)

Student Entrepreneur Makes Waves on the Air (Stony Brook University)

Interview Series Recalls History of SUNY Geneso’s WGSU Radio Station (Livingston County News)


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