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Podcast 47 Lost Episode

Podcast #47 – 99 Radio Station Tours & the Lost Episode

College radio correspondent Jennifer Waits shares her 99th radio station tour. This time, her guide at Hunter College’s WHCS was prepared with historical artifacts for Jennifer’s perusal. Then Eric and Paul dive into more adult territory, as they dig up the so-called “lost episode.” Six months ago Eric interviewed three podcasters with shows that probably […]

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Digital Watch: Will Open Internet Order Let FCC Regulate Internet Radio Decency? Not Likely

Since the FCC passed its new Open Internet rules, reclassifying internet service as a telecommunications utility, I’ve fielded some questions–occasionally hushed, others less so–about if there might be another edge to this sword. Concerns seem to be sparked by the Commission’s recent decision to throw the book at a Roanoke, VA television station for the […]

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College Broadcasters Inc. asks FCC to Not Sanction Stations for Fleeting Expletives

In reply comments submitted to the FCC, College Broadcasters Inc. (CBI) argues for a softer stance on the broadcast of indecent material. In its filing (PDF), CBI asks the FCC to cease enforcement of its fleeting expletives policy. CBI writes, “The enforcement of a ‘fleeting expletive’ policy is resource intensive, constitutionally suspect, creates a chilling […]

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Boston NPR station on FCC indecency rules: don’t punish us for emergency coverage

Here is an excerpt from Boston NPR News Station WBUR, responding to the Federal Communications Commission’s request for feedback on its indecency rules. The station supports NPR’s position that the rules should be enforced only in “egregious” cases”: “Sometimes WBUR’s service to the community produces potential indecency violations under the Commission’s current ‘zero tolerance’ approach. […]

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College broadcasters to FCC: we need more time on indecency proceeding

College Broadcasters Inc has asked the Federal Communications Commission to extend the    deadline on its proceeding on indecency enforcement. The organization represents hundreds of college and high school radio and TV signals, plus student webcasters. CBI has filed comments with the FCC asking the Commission to take a kinder and gentler stance towards student […]

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