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WBRU Programming Leaves FM in Advance of $5.63 Million License Sale to EMF

At 11:59pm last night, Brown University’s student-run commercial college radio station WBRU brought its broadcasts over 95.5 FM in Providence, Rhode Island to a close, making way for syndicated Christian radio programming from K-LOVE. On Wednesday, we learned more about the impending FM license sale to Educational Media Foundation, as paperwork was filed with the […]

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On air sign on door to on-air studio at college radio station WVCW. Photo: J. Waits

WBRU License Expected to be Sold to Christian Radio Group EMF

Rumors have been circulating for awhile that the 95.5 FM license for commercial radio station WBRU at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island was up for sale and just last month there was speculation that an announcement would be coming soon. Over the weekend, Providence Journal reported that WBRU was selling its license to Christian […]

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Delving into WJMF's Move off FM as College Radio Station Makes Way for WGBH's 99.5 All Classical

Delving into WJMF’s Move off FM as College Radio Station Makes Way for WGBH’s 99.5 All Classical

Earlier this summer when I learned that Bryant University’s college radio station was leaving its FM home, I was upset to find out that nobody seemed to be protesting the hand-over of the frequency to a public radio station. Much of the story seemed like deja vu, as a private university announced during summer break […]

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