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Chicago’s commerical “progressive talk” station WCPT is becoming a foster home of sorts for popular radio programs that have lost their homes on the non-commercial end of the dial. The daily independent news hour Democracy Now began airing on WCPT … finish reading Chicago commercial station picks up non-commercial news program Democracy Now
Looking to start a new commercial FM station? How about in a small market like Presidio, TX, Prairie City, OR or West Salem, IL? Then start gathering your pennies, because the FCC will be auctioning off 112 licenses this coming … finish reading Want a new FM station? Auction set for April, 2013
This weekend Public Radio International’s Smiley and West program returned to the Chicago airwaves. Commercial progressive talk station WCPT starting airing the program Sunday, Nov. 4, and will continue airing it on Sundays at 3 PM. WVON, a commercial AM … finish reading Smiley and West returns to Chicago airwaves on commercial stations
It’s an increasingly rare thing to find a station that has maintained its format (and call letters) for more than a decade, nevermind 40 years. This week Chicago commercial rock station WXRT begins celebrating its fortieth year on air with … finish reading Chicago’s WXRT celebrates 40 years serving up an increasingly rare format
Over the weekend I was driving around Mendocino County sampling the radio options. A three hour drive north of San Francisco, the region is comprised of coastal towns, mountains, forests, and inland valleys. Mendocino itself is a big tourist destination, … finish reading KOZT’s Community-Oriented Approach to Commercial Radio
The FCC just released its quarterly list of the total number of licensed broadcast stations in the United States. Based on their statistics through June 30, 2012, the number of licensed broadcast radio stations is still on the rise, continuing … finish reading FCC’s Quarterly Station Count Indicates that Radio is Still Growing in U.S.
Yesterday it was announced that long-time alternative rock station WFNX is selling its Boston-area 101.7 FM frequency to Clear Channel. One of the few independently-owned commercial radio stations, WFNX is currently owned by MCC Broadcasting Company (which is affiliated with … finish reading Boston Alternative Music Radio Station WFNX to be Sold to Clear Channel
Yesterday, Camden, New Jersey radio station WKDN made a radical change in programming, switching from Family Radio to Hannity@106.9 FM Radio following the the station’s sale to Merlin Media for $22.5 million. Listeners to WKDN in the Philadelphia-area could hear … finish reading Family Radio’s WKDN Morphs into All-Hannity Radio after Sale to Merlin
At Radio Survivor we obsess about radio consolidation every day of the year, but this topic isn’t pervasive across mainstream popular culture. Because of that, I was excited to hear about a new film, Corporate FM, which delves into the … finish reading Corporate FM Premieres at Kansas City Film Fest