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3rd Annual High School Radio Day on April 23

High School Radio Day is coming up next week on Wednesday, April 23rd and it already looks like at least 60 high school radio stations will be participating in this 3rd annual event. As I mentioned last month, there’s some great energy surrounding high school radio right now, with numerous stations applying for new LPFM […]

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Saving College Radio Symposium Highlights Importance of Archiving Radio History

On Friday I spent an amazing day at University of Maryland, College Park for the Saving College Radio Symposium. Hosted by the University of Maryland Libraries’ Special Collections, the symposium was held in conjunction with the exhibit Saving College Radio: WMUC – Past, Present and Future. Throughout the day, archivists, scholars, and college radio participants […]

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College Radio Survivor: Archiving College Radio History, Upcoming Events, and LPFM Update

Right now I’m dwelling on college radio’s past, as I prepare my presentation for University of Maryland’s “Saving College Radio” Symposium in two weeks. In connection with an exhibit about the history of student radio station WMUC, this symposium will focus on the importance of (and challenges inherent in) archiving college radio’s history. I’ve become […]

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Radio and Podcasting Events at 2014 Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference

There’s been a lot of great energy in recent years surrounding the field of sound studies, in which scholars are increasingly looking at the importance of the auditory aspects of media culture. Within the world of sound studies, a growing group of radio scholars is working hard to ensure that an academic lens is focused […]

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Radio Guide to SXSW 2014: Part Two – Radio Showcases and Broadcasts

South by Southwest (SXSW) attendees are furiously mapping out a busy schedule of live music, panel discussions, films, and parties in Austin as the festival kicks into high gear this weekend. Radio fans will have plenty to choose from, including numerous panel discussions and meet-ups as well as podcasting-related broadcasts and events. This year, numerous […]

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College Radio Survivor: Irish Student Radio Conference and Other College Radio News

A few years back I was lucky to get a glimpse into the world of student radio in Ireland. After visiting few stations there and learning a bit about the country’s college radio culture, I am happy to hear that student broadcasters will be convening in Ireland this week. The National Student Radio Conference will […]

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Radio Guide to SXSW 2014: Part One- Panels and Meet Ups

Starting this weekend, Austin, Texas will be teeming with techies and music fans, as the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) event kicks off on Friday, March 7. The Interactive and Film portions hit first, with the music festival running March 11-16. Numerous panel discussion will explore the topic of radio in some way, shape or […]

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Celebrating Radio Around the Globe on World Radio Day 2014

Happy World Radio Day! Today marks another annual celebration of radio around the world. Organized by UNESCO, this year’s event is focused on radio’s role in gender equality. Radio organizations are marking World Radio Day in numerous ways, with some airing special programming and others holding celebrations. You can listen to a range of World […]

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2014 World Radio Day to Celebrate Women in Radio

This year’s World Radio Day, taking place on February 13, 2014, will focus on gender equality. First organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2012, World Radio Day was conceptualized as a day “to celebrate radio broadcast, improve international cooperation among radio broadcasters and encourage decision-makers to create and provide […]

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Radio Making Workshops in UK in Name of Radio Arts

Recently I’ve been following with interest the wide range of hands-on radio activities being lead by Radio Arts out of the United Kingdom. Radio Arts, “an independent artists’ group founded in 2001 by lecturer, producer and artist Magz Hall and artist, producer and musician Jim Backhouse,” works “to promote radio as a site for creative […]

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