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College Radio Watch: FM Revival in Texas, Nevada Public Radio Eyes KUNV, KJZC Donated to Chadron State College & More News

I’ve covered a number of sad situations involving the shutdown of college radio stations and it’s been gratifying to see that sometimes there is a silver lining in these stories. In its column for Radio World, CBI shared stories about the triumphant return of two college radio stations in Texas: KTRU and KTXT. (more…) Discuss […]

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Student Radio is Back at Texas Tech’s KTXT

One of the most chilling college radio stories of 2008 was the sudden shut-down of student radio station KTXT at Texas Tech University.  A post on the station’s website in December, 2008 included a quote from Susan Peterson, the director for Student Media in which she stated, “The overwhelming financial demands of operating an FM […]

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Notable Comments on the RadioSurvivor Decade in Review

Notable Comments on the RadioSurvivor Decade in Review

One of the most satisfying aspects of putting together our review of the decade’s most important radio trends was the number of comments we received. It appears we touched a nerve or two. And while not everyone agreed with our arguments or conclusions, we did get some thought provoking responses. Seeing as how we like […]

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The decade’s most important radio trends #11: Cash-strapped schools turn their backs on college radio

As the decade draws to a close, economic woes are a resounding theme in the radio world, especially in the non-profit realm of college radio. Universities are as strapped for cash as anyone else and are on the lookout for ways to cut costs. Increasingly these budget-cutting eyes are fixated on college radio, which has […]

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