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On Tuesday Stitcher Radio announced the Stitcher List which is something like the Billboard Hot 100 for podcasts. Stitcher is a smartphone app that lets you listen to podcasts and other online radio on demand, with the “stitch” part of … finish reading Charting the Maturation of Podcasting
Regular Radio Survivor readers are doubtlessly aware of Turntable.fm, my colleague Matthew’s favorite online music site. Turntable lets users join a room, pick an avatar and play DJ for all the other listeners in the virtual club. Matthew likes the … finish reading The rocky ride and kiwi-flavored future of Turntable.fm
So, last night I wondered if the deletion of the non-commercial station fundraising item from the FCC’s open meeting agenda meant that they were going to release a proposal ahead of time. Today, the Commission answered that question by releasing … finish reading FCC proposes rules to let non-comm broadcasters fundraise for charities on-air
I first became obsessed with Harold Camping and Family Radio nearly a year ago when I heard Camping’s bold statements about the impending rapture and end of the world. Part of what made his radio broadcasts so compelling was that … finish reading In New Statement, Harold Camping Admits Family Radio was Wrong to Predict Rapture
Starting this Tuesday, the Supreme Court will finally begin hearing arguments in Case No. 10-1293, better known as Federal Communications Commission, et al v. Fox Television Stations, Inc., et al. The case will revive a discussion, and hopefully start a process … finish reading ‘Fleeting’ radio and TV indecency rules finally get their day in court
I am bit of a stickler for audio quality and fidelity, as readers of my holiday gift guide and recent review of iHeartRadio may have sussed out. I’m reticent to call myself an audiophile because I’m not in pursuit of … finish reading Spotify, Pandora, Rdio, Aupeo! or MOG: Which subscription internet radio service sounds the best?
I love college/community radio music shows. My favorites include Bonnie Simmons and Derk Richardson at KPFA-FM in Berkeley, CA and The Fly at KKUP-FM in Cupertino in the South Bay. Other faves include the crew at WFMU-FM in Jersey City, … finish reading Three things I wish college/community radio music deejays wouldn’t do
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors just passed the Ross Mirkarimi-sponsored resolution opposing the sale of KUSF with a tally of 8 supervisors in favor and 3 opposed. Full text of the resolution as originally presented follows: [Opposing the sale … finish reading Breaking News: San Francisco Board of Supervisors Passes Resolution Opposing Sale of KUSF
While pirate radio has existed in the US since the very invention of the medium, it’s had a far more significant impact in the UK. The movie Pirate Radio dramatized how pirates forged cracks in the dam that the staid … finish reading The history of British underground music through cassettes of pirate stations
It’s darn cold in DC today, but I don’t think hell has yet frozen over. Nevertheless, the National Association of Broadcasters just sent out a press release praising the LPFM bill that passed the House this morning. NAB President and … finish reading NAB and Media Access Project salute House passage of LPFM bill