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Groups request LPFM application extension from FCC due to government shutdown

As they promised, a coalition of low-power community radio support groups submitted a filing with the FCC today, the Commission’s first day back at work after the government shutdown, addressing the LPFM licensing window that was originally scheduled to open this past Tuesday. That filing has already been posted to the FCC’s database and is […]

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15 Seattle area non-profits coordinate to apply for LPFM licenses

The Seattle and Puget Sound region of Washington State has been the site of some thoughtful local coordination around low-power FM, with Sabrina Roach at Brown Paper Tickets assisting a community of non-profit groups in the effort. Today they announced that 15 non-profits and universities are ready to apply for LPFM licenses when the FCC […]

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Speaking of unions… KBOO employees ratify 1st contract

A little while after I hit publish on the post about Chicago Public Media workers seeking SAG-AFTRA representation, this report from NW Labor Press came across the transom. On October 8 employees at community radio KBOO-FM in Portland, OR ratified their first contract as a collective bargaining unit. The employees joined the Communications Workers of […]

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Pacifica to carry Feature Story News to fill void left by FSRN closure

With the closure of Free Speech Radio News this past Friday, Pacifica stations and some 100 community radio affiliates are left with a half-hour hole in their schedules. This weekend Pacifica announced that beginning today the network will be carrying a half-hour broadcast of Feature Story News where FSRN used to be. For some community […]

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KCRW makes YouTube radio with live video of Morning Becomes Eclectic

Last week Matthew asked the question “When does YouTube become radio?” He answered his own question with, “when it’s on plug.dj” a social media music service where you use YouTube music to create your own live mix. YouTube became radio in another way today when Santa Monica public station KCRW began live streaming performances from […]

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Radio Survivor Bulletin 4

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Issue number four of the our new weekly email newsletter shipped this week. This edition of the Radio Survivor Bulletin featured Matthew’s, Jennifer’s and my favorite radio items and stories from July, along with a pointer to a cool radio museum submitted by a reader. Each issue also has a wrap-up of the week on […]

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Radio Survivor’s summer status update – stay connected with us

As you may have noticed, we at Radio Survivor are not taking it easy this summer. We’re increasing our posting activity, interacting more on twitter and facebook, and we launched our weekly newsletter. That’s because we want Radio Survivor to be an even more reliable source of news, analysis and opinion for radio lovers from […]

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What’s news in transmission arts: Dark Scotland forest hosts 24-hour broadcast; Radius playlists at Free Music Archive

Transmission art is about using broadcast technologies in new and often ingenious ways, breathing life into technology. Here are a couple of recent stories of interest. A remote and dark forest in Scotland will be the site of a one-time-only radio broadcast of new unheard works, that will never be heard again. Wired UK reports […]

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The podcast patent troll speaks (to Planet Money)

In March we told you about the SHIELD Act which was introduced into Congress to help reform patent laws, particularly targeting patent owners who are “non-practicing,” meaning that they aren’t actually making use of their patents. One such “non-practicing” patent owner is Jim Logan, whose company Personal Audio is suing podcasters like Adam Corolla, claiming […]

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