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Students at College Radio Station WRAS File Appeal with USG Board of Regents Over GPB Deal and Use of Student Fees

Today, students at college radio station WRAS-FM at Georgia State University (GSU) announced that they have filed an appeal (PDF) against the University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents, protesting the university’s decision last year to allow Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) to broadcast over WRAS-FM during daytime hours. The appeal argues that the school […]

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College Radio Watch: Protests over Future of WRAS Continue, With WABE Critiquing the Deal as Well

As I composed this post, supporters of student radio programming on WRAS-FM were assembling at a protest at Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) headquarters in Atlanta. The peaceful protest by SaveWRAS supporters is part of a larger effort to spread the word about changes at the Georgia State University radio station in order to either stop […]

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College Radio Watch: WRAS Embraces Viral Video in Fight for FM, plus other College Radio LPFM News

In this week’s college radio news, the fight over the future of student broadcasting over Georgia State’s WRAS-FM continues with an all-encompassing campaign. The #SaveWRAS crew has already embraced social media, created stickers and flyers, and has been encouraging supporters to voice their grievances by contacting officials at Georgia State University and Georgia Public Broadcasting. […]

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Students at Georgia State’s College Radio Station WRAS to Lose Daytime FM in Deal with Public Radio Group

Big changes are coming to student-run radio station WRAS at Georgia State University. This morning, students and staff at the station learned that student-produced programming will no longer broadcast over the powerful 100,000 watt FM station during daytime hours. Administrators at Georgia State University entered into an agreement with Georgia Public Broadcasting unbeknownst to the […]

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