Technology opens door to sharing content

Posted: October 22, 2012

To the editors, Regarding your recent article about discussions of audience-building strategies for public radio at last month’s Public Radio Program Directors conference, I do note with interest this exchange: During a Q&A in Las Vegas, John Van Hoesen, v.p. … Continue reading

Beyond Big Bird: What is public media’s value today?

Posted: October 22, 2012

When every year seems to bring a new round of threats to public media funding, it’s clear that public media isn’t doing a very good job of asserting its value. Maybe its detractors have more money and better lobbyists, but clearly the “Save Big Bird” tactic is only a Band-Aid, and one that’s getting worn out from overuse. Continue reading

WXPN offering XPoNential Triple A stream for HD broadcasts

Posted: October 12, 2012

Philadelphia’s WXPN began independent syndication of XPoNential Radio, its 24-hour stream of Triple A music programming,  after NPR discontinued its service providing packaged HD Radio feeds to member stations. XPoNential Radio offers a blend of “blues, rock, world, folk and … Continue reading

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