From scratch at Cape & Islands

Posted: November 4, 2012

There are now enough public radio stations to reach more than 90 percent of the American public, and pubcasters have adding specialized stations to increase listening options in areas where pubradio already exists. So it’s rare that all-new stations arise, … Continue reading

Pubradio reporters debate ‘dissing of daily news’

Posted: October 25, 2012

Freelance radio and print journalist Ashley Milne-Tyte set off a lively exchange of the philosophical differences between radio producers who work under deadlines to produce daily news stories and those who focus on long-form personal narratives that have been popularized … 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

Co-host pairing prompts Brand to exit KPCC

Posted: October 9, 2012

KPCC’s ambitious three-year, $10 million project to fortify its newsroom and serve more people of color has created an unintended casualty: The Los Angeles station lost the popular namesake of its top-rated morning news magazine, The Madeleine Brand Show, after changes that included a new co-host. Continue reading

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