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College Radio Watch: Recapping the CBI Conference, New LPFM in Mississippi, and KUCR’s Radio History

In late October I had an amazing time at the College Broadcasters Inc. (CBI) conference in Seattle. In addition to attending lots of informative sessions about student broadcasting, I was also on a few panels devoted to college radio history and to the diversity of college radio. Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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College Radio Watch: KURE Must Move, KWCW GM Shares Advice When Facing FCC Violations and WESU Film Honors 75th Anniversary

I continue to be impressed by the number of colleges and universities who applied for new LPFM radio licenses in the fall 2013 window. As I wrote in LPFM Watch yesterday, in the past few weeks a handful of college radio stations were granted construction permits for new LPFMs. By my count, this brings the […]

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record library at college radio station WMUC

College Radio Watch: Why I Tour College Radio Stations

I’ve written up 68 radio station tours since 2008 and have probably visited close to 100 stations total. Nearly 50 of those visits were to college radio stations all over the country (plus a few in Ireland). My goal has always been to spread the gospel of college radio to not only the masses, but […]

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College Radio Watch: Protesting College Radio Takeovers + A Few New LPFM College Stations

As the end of the year approaches, I’m already starting to think about what the overarching themes of 2014 were for college radio. Like many recent years, it’s been a mix of good and bad news this year. The situation at Georgia State University’s WRAS-FM is a high profile example of public radio’s ongoing interest […]

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College Radio Watch: Celebrating College Radio Award Winners at CBI and CMJ

Last week college radio DJs were convening on both coasts for annual student radio gatherings. College Broadcasters Inc. (CBI) held its annual National Student Electronic Media Convention in Seattle (October 23-25) and CMJ’s Music Marathon took place in New York City (October 21-25). Each event had corresponding awards ceremonies which honored excellence in student broadcasting. […]

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College Radio Watch: LPFM, LPFM, LPFM!

I’ve been thinking about LPFM and college radio a lot this week. Three more colleges and universities were granted construction permits for new LPFM stations. Paul wrote about plans for stations at the Marshall University Graduate College (South Charleston, WV) and at University of Virginia, Charlottesville in his LPFM feature yesterday. In addition to those […]

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College Radio Watch: Best College Radio Stations?, Hampden-Sydney College Turns Back FM License, New LPFMs and More News

Right now I’m making all of my final plans for next week’s College Broadcasters Inc. (CBI) conference in Seattle (October 23-25). I’ll be speaking on two panels and am also in the midst of scheduling visits to a bunch of radio stations in the area for my radio station field trip series. This will be […]

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College Radio Watch: CBI Settlement with SoundExchange, Baltimore LPFM News, and More

We reported on a bunch of college radio news throughout the week, including the College Broadcasters Inc. (CBI) settlement with SoundExchange over royalty rates and reporting requirements for college radio stations that webcast. After digging into the SoundExchange-CBI Joint Motion, I have a few more details to report on this agreement for 2016-2020. Be Sociable, […]

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College Radio Watch: College Radio Day is a Chance to Celebrate Creativity and Camaraderie

Happy College Radio Day! Although I celebrate college radio on a daily basis already, this past week has been particularly immersive. Last Friday and Saturday I had a crazy lost weekend of marathon college radio consumption, as I was riveted to KFJC‘s live remote broadcast and videostream from the Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia. Be […]

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College Radio Watch – KFJC in Liverpool, WXDR History, Spotify’s Musical Colleges, and More College Radio News

As I write this post, I’m glued to the live stream of Foothill College radio station KFJC-FM, awaiting the beginning of its broadcast from the Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia. As I wrote earlier this morning and also explained to College Media Matters, KFJC (the station where I’ve been a long-time DJ and volunteer) is […]

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