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The Federal Communications Commission’s media ownership rules are once again the spotlight of attention. After years of litigation and turmoil, the agency is again considering a deregulatory measure that would make it easier for TV networks to buy newspapers in … finish reading Memo to FCC: one radio station makes a difference
Happy New Year Radio Survivor readers. Good luck in writing your first check with “2013″ instead of “2012.” Advice columns for radio are showing up on my RSS reader, and I thought I’d share some of the wisdom. Edison Research … finish reading On the day after New Year’s: free advice for radio
Arlene Engelhardt is the Executive Director of the Pacifica Foundation. Following my last post on labor relations at the five station listener supported radio network, I invited Arlene to offer her own perspective. She has sent us this commentary, which … finish reading Pacifica Radio: Regeneration or Sinking Into the Mire?
Rush Limbaugh apologizes for calling Georgetown student a “slut,” but that doesn’t mean his misogynistic approach will change
Last week conservative radio blow-hard Rush Limbaugh bit off a bit more than he could chew when he went on a couple of tirades over the course of his Wednesday and Thursday shows wherein he lambasted Georgetown University law student … finish reading Rush Limbaugh apologizes for calling Georgetown student a “slut,” but that doesn’t mean his misogynistic approach will change
“Your Dial Was Made for Revolution!”– The Radio Mutiny Collective (1998) On November 2, 2011, I was riding my bike as close to the barricaded Occupy Oakland’s HQ as possible, listening to live on air coverage of the police brutality … finish reading Occupy Radio! Why Save KUSF, Occupy Wall Street, and Decolonize Oakland need to coordinate
Keep your fingers crossed that we’ve heard the last of the CD101 rumors. As we originally mentioned three weeks ago, discussion of the demise of the independently-owned alternative station was fueled when RadioInsight.com noted a couple of curious domain name … finish reading Despite rumors, Columbus’ CD101 stays put
We, your humble Radio Survivors, are unabashed fans of broadcast radio. That much should be clear to anyone who peruses our site. But we hope that readers also see that we don’t limit ourselves to the AM, FM and shortwave … finish reading Podcasting, satellite, internet and broadcast: it’s all RADIO to us
“There is no such thing as an ‘illegitimate child’,” early public radio producer Elsa Knight Thompson once said. “There may be illegitimate parents.”* Thompson made this remark during the Battle of Britain in 1940. Raised in Seattle, she had married … finish reading NPR listeners irked by “illegitimate child” remark
The latest round of the ongoing battle over public broadcasting has concluded, and lo and behold, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting lives. The new budget preserves funding for the CPB at $445 million for 2013, albeit with drastic cuts to … finish reading Would conservatives lose the most if NPR was defunded?
NPR has announced the use of a new comment filtration process in an article innocently dubbed “The Right Chord With Less Discord.” Comments left by new website users will temporarily undergo review from a “community manager,” a process that NPR … finish reading NPR will more closely manage website comments (hooray!)