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College Radio Watch: New LPFMs, Vastly Different Stations at Columbia, Radio’s Role in Music Business + More News

In this week’s Radio Survivor Bulletin (are you subscribed yet?), I wrote an extended piece about college radio in the 1970s. At the time, campus-only carrier current stations were HUGE and some large universities even had multiple stations serving different dorms. The music industry was taking notice of college radio and a 1971 Billboard article […]

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College Radio Watch: Students at WRAS-FM File Appeal, Visit to WRVG-LP, and WKNC’s History Project

A big piece of college radio news this week was the announcement that students at WRAS-FM at Georgia State University (GSU) have filed an appeal with the University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents, protesting the loss of daytime FM airtime for students over WRAS-FM and arguing that student funds were misappropriated. Last year, […]

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college radio station KCSB's Music Director's office

College Radio Watch: Visiting KCSB, IBS Awards, UK/US Student Radio Project, and More News

Last Friday I stopped by KCSB-FM, the college radio station at University of California, Santa Barbara. Even though I’ve probably visited 100 stations by now, I continue to be delighted and inspired every time I step into another station. You can take a look at my station tour and learn more about the wide range […]

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College Radio Watch: Touring WRFL, LPFM for UCentral Student Radio, Wofford College Launches Station and More News

As I mentioned last week, I began my college radio station tours of 2015 a few weeks ago in Kentucky. My first stop was to University of Kentucky’s station WRFL-FM and you can see my report here. Also, in yesterday’s LPFM Watch I talked about a new college radio LPFM, UCENTRAL Student Radio at University […]

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College Radio Survivor: Remembering Film “A Matter of Degrees” and More News

This week I finally got caught up on my radio station tour reports from 2013 and posted a piece about my visit to San Francisco Art Institute’s streaming radio station The Tower. Although it’s in a tiny space, the station presents an inspiring array of programming that’s often linked to the adventurous artistic endeavors of […]

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College Radio Watch: LPFM for KTRU, mtvU College Radio Woodie, KUWS Doc and More News

Happy World Radio Day! This year’s theme is youth and innovation (see Paul’s post from earlier today), a timely sentiment considering what a great week it’s been for college radio! As we reported yesterday, Rice University was just granted a construction permit for a new low power FM (LPFM) radio station. This will allow KTRU.org […]

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College Radio Watch: Student Media Advocates Decry Restrictions on Student Sports Broadcasts; LPFM News, and More

This week, College Broadcasters Inc. (CBI) and the Student Press Law Center (SPLC) issued a joint statement about athletic department prohibitions on the broadcast of sports programming by student media outlets. Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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College Radio Watch: KZSU Day of Noise, Uncertain Fate of Radio Free Kokomo, East Texas LPFM and More News

This week we covered quite a bit of college radio news, including word that Indiana University Kokomo may be shuttering its streaming (and soon to be LPFM) college radio station Radio Free Kokomo. We hope to have more updates about the situation there soon, but in the meantime, the station is asking for letters of […]

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College Radio Watch: LPFM for WRVU supporters, Mountaineer Radio to go FM, and WRAS Battle Continues

It’s hard to believe that it’s been four years since the shutdown of college radio station KUSF 90.3 FM at University of San Francisco. As I prepared for my visit to see KUSF-in-Exile (aka San Francisco Community Radio) on Sunday, I spent some time looking through our coverage of the whole KUSF saga. It’s been […]

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college radio station Rainy Dawg Radio

College Radio Watch: LPFM Launches, Student Radio History in the U.S. and New Zealand, and More College Radio News

Welcome to 2015! Hopefully you caught my recap of the year in college radio last week and my field trip reports about my visit to University of Washington’s college radio station Rainy Dawg Radio and former student radio station KEXP this week. I also reported on a student-run radio station WDJM’s deal with the FCC […]

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