Where is fundraising in your CEO’s to-do list?

Posted: December 10, 2008

The kind of leaders needed to drive this transformation … are not just media organization managers but also community leaders. This amounts to a major challenge to our current leaders: Either grow into the new job description or get out of the way. Continue reading

Rhode Island declares independence (again)

Posted: October 27, 2008

The four-year struggle to establish WRNI in Providence, R.I., as an independent public radio service for the state crossed a long-awaited threshold last month, when its aspiring licensee announced the station’s independence from Boston’s WBUR, the NPR News powerhouse that … Continue reading

Uncomfortable, as promised

Posted: September 15, 2008

Cindy Browne never promised them a rose garden. In fact, the founding executive director of Iowa Public Radio repeatedly promised the network’s 50-some staffers a long passage through anger, grief and confusion, before things would get the least bit rosy. … Continue reading

Satradio merger okayed without pubradio provisions

Posted: July 28, 2008

The compromise package of fines and consumer protections imposed by the FCC in exchange for approving the merger of the Sirius and XM satellite radio companies July 25 did not include key provisions sought by public radio advocates. Pubcasters lobbied … Continue reading