Film explores influence of WBAI freeform pioneer

Posted: June 11, 2012

A documentary on this year’s film festival circuit examines the legacy of a New York countercultural legend whose techniques for mixing music and conversation in live radio shows had a profound influence on noncommercial broadcasting and the musical sensibilities of his generation. Continue reading

Wildfire takes Colorado radio station off air

Posted: June 11, 2012

The main transmitter of KUNC-FM in Greeley, Colo., is off the air due to the High Park Fire, a wildfire covering almost 37,000 acres. “KUNC’s main transmitter is located on Buckhorn Mountain which is directly in the fire zone of … Continue reading

Multicasts tailored to local priorities

Posted: June 11, 2012

Bolstered by ratings data on their digital multicast channels and years of experience in managing them, public TV station programmers in many markets are refining their channel lineups, looking for new ways to counterprogram their primary channels and super-serve local audiences. Continue reading

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