No-chat zone ’twixt funders and reporters?

Posted: February 27, 2012

Radio news veteran Jim Asendio resigned as news director of Washington’s WAMU-FM last week after an internal dispute over a private fundraising event turned into a public clash over the editorial firewall protecting the station’s newsroom. Asendio objected when top … Continue reading

Capacity: Radio’s local newsrooms weigh in

Posted: January 30, 2012

As the chorus calling on public media to add more local journalists grows, let’s be mindful of the specific ways adding journalists can dramatically improve local public service. Just by enlarging its newsroom to four, five or six journalists, a … Continue reading

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